The nation’s daily COVID-19 figures for the past twenty-four hours were released earlier this evening by the Ministry of Health and Wellness. While the death toll has not increased, there are ten confirmed cases to report along with seven new recoveries. The Ministry’s Claudette Dakers-Norales provides the breakdown for tests done prior to one o’clock this afternoon.
Claudette Dakers- Norales: “A total of 630 samples were tested. Out of this 10 samples have resulted positive for COVID19. There are 7 new recoveries to report. Today we also report that three infected persons are hospitalized. We have two persons 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 122, these are those persons who have been confirmed and are within the timeframe to transmit the virus. To date 138,784 samples have been tested nationally. Out of this 12,909 samples have resulted positive for COVID19. There are 150 individuals newly under investigation. A total of 323 deaths have been reported but we are pleased to report that there are 12,449 total recoveries.”
Of the ten cases reported, the majority came from the Toledo and Cayo District.