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No new Covid-19 cases out of 65 results

  • Graphic by Christina White
  • Graphic by Christina White

No new cases of Covid-19 were among 65 test results that came back today, the health ministry said tonight.

A spokeswoman for the ministry said that the total number of confirmed cases remained at 125.

She added there were 36 active cases of the disease.

A total of four people are being treated in hospital, two in critical care, and 32 cases are being monitored at home by public health officials.

A total of 80 residents have recovered and there have been nine deaths.

The spokeswoman said: “The average age of all of our confirmed positive cases is 59 and the age range of all of our positive cases is from 18 to 101 years.”

The average age of those in hospital with Covid-19 is 77.

The average age for deaths is 74, with an age range from 57 to 91.

The health ministry said 39 cases had come in from overseas and 74 were a result of on-island transmission with known contacts.

Another ten cases were transmitted on-island from unidentified contacts.

Two cases are still under investigation.

The spokeswoman said the island’s country status remained at local transmission, with clusters of cases.

The next press conference on Covid-19 will be held next Monday.