March 19, 2021

Repatriated Nationals Among Nine New Covid Cases Today

By Newsroom

Nine new cases reported by the Health Ministry in its update for today puts the number of active cases at 129 out of the 7,821 on record. Of the new cases, two are recently repatriated nationals.

In the hospitals there are now six patients, with 113 others in self isolation. 

Over the last 24 hours, three recoveries were reported. 

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.