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The Ministry of Public Health’s Epidemiology Department Coronavirus Bulletin #381 reports 159 new PCR cases for the Saturday, 3 April 2021 deadline. The cases compare to the 7-day nationwide average for PCR confirmed cases that is 330.

As per Bulletin #381 with the deadline of 3 April 2021, the Ministry of Public Health has registered 254,295 confirmed cases since the first case on 1 March 2020. Labs carried out 1,080 first PCR tests. The number of PCR tests compares with the 14-day average now at 2,911. The country can process 14,000 PCR tests a day.

The 4-week positivity rate is 10.15%, down from the previous day. The 24-hour positivity for the day is 14.72%, up from the previous day. The number of reported active cases dropped to 36,772, down (-298) from the previous 24 hours. The active cases have been declining for around a month.

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