January 18, 2022

16 More Die From Covid-19, MoH Records 648 New Infections

By Newsroom

Another 16 people have died from Covid-19 according to the Health Ministry’s update this afternoon, pushing the overall death toll from the virus to 3,225. 

An additional 648 people have contracted the virus, however hospitalizations have slightly dipped below 600 today, to 597.

Members of the public are reminded that they must adhere to the ‘New Normal’ recommendations and take the following personal health measures to protect themselves and their loved ones from COVID-19:

–Wear a mask over your nose and mouth when you go out in public

–Keep your distance from others (6 feet)

–Stay home if you are ill

–Clean then sanitize surfaces (e.g. tabletops, door knobs and cell phones)

–Wash your hands often with soap and water or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer

-Cough into a tissue or into the crook of your elbow

-Avoid touching your face

 If you or a loved one develops symptoms of COVID19, please call the hotline 877-WELL or 800- WELL (9355) for further guidance. If the person is severely ill, call the 811 (emergency hotline) or call ahead to the Accident and Emergency Department of your nearest hospital for help and go in immediately.