The Ministry of Health is recording three (3) new deaths from COVID-19 in its latest clinical update.

According to the Ministry, as at 4pm on Friday 9 October 2020, the Ministry records a total of 89 deaths from COVID-19, three more than the total recorded in its update on Thursday October 8th.

The Ministry’s update also records 58 new positive COVID-19 cases, but notes that this reflects the samples taken during the last 3 days and not the last 24 hours.

These latest positive cases, the Ministry says, bring the total number of active cases to 1,776.

Courtesy Ministry of Health.

Other highlights from the Ministry’s update include:

● Total number of patients in hospital = 115

● Total number of patients in step-down facilities = 36

● Total number of patients in state quarantine facilities = 159

● Total number of persons in home self-isolation = 1625