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The Ministry of Public Health’s Epidemiology Department Coronavirus Bulletin #298 reports 1,179 new PCR cases for the Sunday, 10 January 2021 deadline. The 7-day nationwide average for PCR confirmed cases is 1,130, down from the previous 7-day average of 1,138.

Labs carried out 4,379 first tests, more than the 14-day average that is a low 3,873. The country can process 10,000 PCR tests a day.

The 4-week positivity rate is 19.82%, continuing the upward trend. The 24-hour positivity for the day is 26.92%, down from the previous day. The number of reported active cases is now 41,967, up from the previous day.

No new deaths are reported for the Sunday, 10 January 2021 deadline, one occurring in the previous 24 hours of the deadline.

Restrictive lockdown measures continue in place as per Decree 7-21 to contain the disease’s spread. From 11 to 26 January 2021, the curfew is...

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