16 new COVID-19 cases, 139 persons recover


The Ministry of Health on Tuesday reported 16 new COVID-19 cases and 139 new recoveries, according to its daily dashboard.

The new cases were recorded as follows: four each in Regions One and Four, three each in Regions Six and Seven and two new cases in Region Ten.

The total new cases are now at 4,890 while 3,930 persons have recovered so far.

The dashboard did not disclose where the new recoveries were recorded but Minister of Health Dr. Frank Anthony earlier on Tuesday reported that 41 persons have recovered at St Cuthbert’s Mission in Region Four.

The community is currently on a two-week lockdown.

There are 10 persons in the COVID-19 Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

The Ministry reported that there are 100 persons in institutional isolation and 60 persons in institutional quarantine.

So far, there have been 140 deaths as a result of the pandemic.

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