October 31, 2020

Number Of Active COVID-19 Cases Drops Below 1,000

By Newsroom

There are currently 976 active COVID-19 cases on record, as the Ministry reported in its update that 152 patients have recovered over the last 24 hours. 

Meanwhile, an additional death has been reported, taking the death toll from the virus to 108.

Presently, there are 64 positive patients in hospital and 877 others in home isolation. 

In the state’s quarantine facilities there are 140 people, with 33 others in step down facilities.

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.