January 12, 2022

Young Woman Among 17 Covid-19 Deaths Reported Today

By Newsroom

Seventeen additional Covid-19 deaths have been reported by the Health Ministry on Wednesday.

The fatalities include one young woman, whose age was not revealed by the Ministry of Health.

Meanwhile, 577 new cases have been recorded, however active cases have now dropped to 15,988 due to recovered community cases.

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.