On Tuesday July 20, 2021 the Ministry of Health and Wellness received confirmation from the Ezra Long Laboratory of 3 new cases of COVID-19. This is from a batch of 147 samples taken during the period July 15, 2021 to July 19, 2021 and processed on July 19, 2021.
These newly diagnosed individuals were seen at various community respiratory clinics where they were assessed and tested for COVID-19. In-keeping with the national COVID-19 testing protocol, they were placed in home quarantine by healthcare practitioners while awaiting receipt of their COVID-19 test results. Arrangements have since been made to place them in isolation. The contact tracing for these new cases is underway.
Confirmation was also received of the recovery of 11 individuals diagnosed with COVID-19 bringing the total number of active cases in country to date to 97. Presently, all of the active cases are doing well. The new cases bring the total number of cases diagnosed in country to date to 5484.