January 20, 2021

Another Covid-19 Death Recorded Today

By Newsroom

Another Covid-19 death has been reported in the Health Ministry’s update for today, taking the total number of fatalities on record to 133.

Meanwhile fifteen new cases have been reported, one of which is a recently repatriated national.

Currently there are 332 cases on record.

In the hospitals there are now 40 patients, with 272 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.