Three Covid-19 deaths have been reported over the last 24 hours, in addition to 46 new cases.
This was revealed by Chief Medical Officer Dr. Roshan Parasram during an emergency press conference called by the Ministry of Health.
Even with 19 recoveries over the same period, the number of active cases has crossed the 300 mark at 309, out of 8,072 cases on record.
The number of persons in the hospital is now 23, with 234 others in self isolation.
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.