Over 200,000 people have received their 2nd dose of the COVID vaccine. First dose recipients stand at 407,591. There have been 7 additional Covid related deaths bringing the total number of deaths to 1117. There are currently 320 patients in the hospital. The Ministry has also recorded 232 new cases in the last 24 hours. The total number of active cases now stands at 5823.
White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator Jeff Zients caused quite a stir on Monday when he announced the latest US travel guidelines. Come early November, all foreign adult travellers need to be fully vaccinated to enter the USA by air. The new policy doesn’t apply to land crossings.