Over the past twenty-four hours, zero deaths attributed to COVID-19 have been recorded. The Ministry of Health and Wellness’ daily COVID-19 report continues to indicate a decrease in the number of active cases as the country currently has fewer than a hundred active cases. We join Kathleen Azueta Cho for the Ministry’s daily cumulative report.
Kathleen Azueta Cho, Ministry of Health and Wellness: “A total of 644 samples were tested, out of these four samples have resulted positive for COVID-19. There are 10 new recoveries to report. Today we also report that one infected person is hospitalized. We have no one in the intensive care unit and no new death to report. The cumulative report we are presenting is from March 2020 when we had our first case. The new total of active cases now stands at 65, these are those persons who have been confirmed and are within the time frame to transmit the virus. To date 89,853 samples have been tested nationally. Out of this 12,359 samples have resulted positive for COVID-19. There are 57 individuals newly under investigation. A total of 316 deaths have been reported but we are pleased to report that there are 11,972 total recoveries.”
The Ministry’s data also noted that the Cayo and Stann Creek Districts are where the most recent cases of COVID-19 have been detected. The Ministry also notes that a total of one thousand and twenty-three persons were given their first jabs today, bringing the total number of vaccinated persons to two thousand four hundred and eighty-nine front line workers.