Three new virus cases
Three people have gone into isolation, after testing positive for the viral illness COVID-19 on their second tests.
They are a 54-year-old female visitor, who arrived on a Caribbean Airlines flight on November 27; a 62-year-old female visitor, who arrived via Caribbean Airlines, and a 45-year-old male visitor, who came in on American Airlines. They both arrived on the island on November 30.
A statement from the Ministry of Health and Wellness said they were asymptomatic, and the only positive cases identified among the 314 tests conducted yesterday.
No one will be released today. As a result, there are now 20 people in isolation. The number of confirmed cases now stands at 284 – 147 females and 137 males.
Seven people have died.
To date, the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory has conducted 48 896 tests. (BGIS)