On Thursday, March 25, 2021 the Ministry of Health and Wellness received confirmation of 11 new cases of COVID-19 from the Ezra Long Laboratory. These results are from a batch of 94 samples taken during on March 23 to March 24, 2021. The samples were processed on March 24, 2021.
All of these cases were seen at various community respiratory clinics where they were assessed and tested for COVID-19. In keeping with the COVID-19 testing protocol, they were each placed in home quarantine by healthcare practitioners while awaiting the return of their COVID-19 test results. The Ministry of Health has since made arrangements to place these individuals in isolation. The contact tracing for these new cases is currently underway.
Confirmation was also received of the recovery of 24 individuals diagnosed with COVID-19. This brings the total number of active cases currently recorded in the country to date to 108. Presently, one of the active cases requires critical care at the Respiratory Hospital. The new cases bring the total number of cases diagnosed in the country to date to 4172.