PRESS RELEASE — Today Wednesday May 11, 2022 the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs received confirmation of a total of 107 new cases of COVID-19. These samples were processed on Tuesday May 10, 2022 from a total of 330 samples of which 309 samples were from the Ezra Long Laboratory and 21 samples from the Laboratory Services and Consultations Limited. These samples were collected from May 8, 2022 to May 10, 2022. This number of positive cases makes up 32.4% of all the samples processed on that date. These new cases bring the total number of cases diagnosed in country to date to 23, 978.
Confirmation was also received of the recovery of 38 individuals diagnosed with COVID-19. The number of active cases in country to date is 461. Currently, there are eleven positive cases of COVID-19 admitted at the Respiratory Hospital, of which one is severely ill.
To date, a total of 53, 691 individuals have been fully vaccinated. Another 5, 320 are partially vaccinated and 7, 312 have received their booster shot.
Vaccination will take place tomorrow Thursday May 12, 2022 at various Wellness Centres as per the published COVID-19 vaccination schedule. Vaccination will be available from 9am to 4pm.