No new deaths are reported in this morning’s COVID-19 update from the Ministry of Health, however, three (3) additional persons have tested positive for COVID-19.

This brings the total number of active cases to 1,801, while the number of deaths remains at 81 persons.

The Ministry assures that these three new patients will be processed for admission at the discretion of the CMOHs, in accordance with established protocols.

In other highlights from the Ministry’s report for this morning, Monday 5 October 2020:

● Four (4) persons have been discharged from public health facilities. This brings the total number of persons discharged from public health facilities up to 1,097.

● There are 37 recovered community cases, namely those persons who were previously COVID-19 positive and in self-isolation at home, and who subsequently met the discharge criteria and were released from self-isolation. The total number of recovered community cases to date is 1,787.

● One hundred (100) COVID-19 positive patients are still hospitalised.

● Eleven (11) COVID-19 positive patients are still in step-down / transition facilities.