PRESS RELEASE — The Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs today Saturday September 4, 2021 confirms a total of 138 new cases of COVID-19. These cases were processed at the Ezra Long Laboratory on Friday September 3, 2021 from a total of 513 samples. These new cases bring the total number of cases diagnosed in country to date to 9025.
Confirmation was also received of the recovery of 113 individuals diagnosed with COVID19 bringing the number of active cases in country to date to 2337. Two of these active cases are currently critical and eleven of them are severely ill at the Respiratory Hospital.
To date, a total of 34, 998 individuals have received the first dose of the Astra Zeneca COVID-19 vaccine and 28, 100 have received the second dose. For the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine 4, 195 individuals have received the first dose and 72 individuals have received the second dose. Individuals can access the COVID-19 vaccine at the vaccination sites and wellness centers around the island and this service is free of charge.