Nineteen more people have lost their lives to COVID-19, with thirteen of those people suffering from comorbidities. The Ministry of Health’s update for today, Sunday 9 January 2022, reports that these latest deaths have pushed the national toll to 3,066 lives lost.
According to the Ministry’s update, of the 19 lives reported lost today: there were 11 elderly males; four were elderly females; three persons were middle-aged females, and there was one young adult male.
In addition, the Ministry notes that nine persons had multiple comorbidities; four persons each had only one comorbidity; and six persons had no know medical conditions. The comorbidities experienced by these persons included: diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, cancer, dementia, kidney disease, asthma, and a history of strokes.
Meanwhile, another 397 people have tested positive for the disease, based on samples taken between January 3rd and 8th, mean that there are now 16,125 active cases of COVID-19 in the country, at this time.