Press Release: Today Wednesday February 9, 2022 the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs received confirmation of a total of 63 new cases of COVID-19. These samples were processed on Tuesday February 8, 2022 from a total of 281 samples of which 221 samples were from the Ezra Long Laboratory and 60 samples from the Laboratory Services and Consultations Limited. These samples were collected on February 7, 2022 and February 8, 2022. This number of positive cases makes up 22.42% of all the samples processed on that date. These new cases bring the total number of cases diagnosed in country to date to 21, 831.
Confirmation was also received of the recovery of 335 individuals diagnosed with COVID-19. This brings the number of active cases in country to date to 1, 784. Currently, there are 52 positive cases of COVID-19 admitted at the Respiratory Hospital and none of them are critically or severely ill.
To date, a total of 51, 642 individuals have been fully vaccinated. Another 5, 869 are partially vaccinated and 6, 490 have received their booster shot.
Vaccination will resume tomorrow Thursday February 10, 2022 at the Vieux-Fort RC Parish Hall and the Monchy Wellness Centre from 9am to 4pm.
The Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs will continue providing daily updates to the public as new information becomes available.