April 30, 2021

Four More Covid Deaths, 326 New Cases

By Newsroom

There are now 2,174 active Covid-19 cases on record, as the Ministry of Health for a second day reported more than 300 new cases with 326 more patients confirmed as having the virus. 

Total number of cases stands at 10,824.

Meanwhile deaths are continuing to climb, with four new fatalities reported on Friday. 

This takes the death toll overall to 169. 

Meanwhile, 61 patients recovered over the last 24 hours.

In the hospitals there are 173 patients, with another in 1,651 in home isolation.

A total of 42,455 people have been vaccinated to date. 

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.