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Eight more recover from COVID-19


Added 08 August 2020


Eight people will be discharged from the isolation facility at Harrison Point, St Lucy, on Saturday after two consecutive negative tests for COVID-19.

Among them are four of the Ghanaian nurses who arrived in the island on July 30 to assist in bolstering the nursing complement at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, district hospitals and polyclinics.

Twelve of them tested positive for COVID-19 and eight remain in isolation.

Meanwhile, there were no new positives in the 215 tests performed by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory on Friday.

As a result, the number of confirmed cases remains at 138, recoveries increased to 108 and 23 are in isolation.

As of yesterday, the public health laboratory completed 12 785 tests. (BGIS)


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