On Wednesday August 10, 2022 the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs reported a total of 52 new cases of COVID-19 from samples processed on Monday August 8, 2022 and Tuesday August 9, 2022. This is from a total of 291 samples, of which 282 samples are from the Ezra Long Laboratory and 9 samples from the Laboratory Services and Consultations Limited. These samples were collected from August 4, 2022 to August 8, 2022.
This number of positive cases makes up 17.9% of all the samples processed on these dates. These new cases bring the total number of cases diagnosed in country to date to 28, 285. Confirmation was also received of the recovery of 29 individuals diagnosed with COVID-19. This brings the number of active cases in country to date to 158.
Currently, there are eight positive cases of COVID-19 admitted at the Respiratory Hospital, of which one is severely ill.