January 18, 2021

Six New Covid Cases Today, Deaths Remain At 132

By Newsroom

Six new Covid-19 cases have been recoded by the Health Ministry in its update for today. Deaths remain constant at 132, with 329 of the 7,399 cases on record being presently active.

In the hospitals there are 42 positive patients, with 276 others in self isolation

There are 352 people in state quarantine, with only five remaining 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.