40 new COVID-19 cases; majority in Reg. 6

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The Ministry of Health on Thursday recorded 40 new COVID-19 cases from 336 tests, taking the total number of confirmed cases to 5, 276.

Twenty-six of the new cases were recorded in Region Six while Region Four recorded four new cases, Region Nine recorded three cases, Region Ten recorded two new cases and Regions Two, Three and Eight, each recorded one new case.

To date, 4, 252 persons have recovered and 149 died.  There are 786 patients in home isolation, 100 in institutional isolation and seven patients in the COVID-19 Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

An additional 49 persons who came into contact with positive patients are in institutional quarantine.

 

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