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The Ministry of Public Health’s Epidemiology Department Coronavirus Bulletin #417 reports 560 new PCR cases for the Sunday, 9 May 2021 deadline. The cases reported compare to the 7-day nationwide average for PCR confirmed cases that is 634.

As per Bulletin #417, with the deadline of 9 May 2021, the Ministry of Public Health has registered 272,108 confirmed cases since the first case on 1 March 2020. Labs carried out 6,514 first PCR tests. The number of PCR tests compares with the 14-day average now at 3,699.

The national 4-week positivity rate is 11.38%, similar to the previous day. The 24-hour positivity for the day is 8.60%, significantly down from the day before.

The number of reported active Covid-cases increased to 36,605, up (+375) from the previous 24 hours.

The nation is immersed in a nationwide vaccination drive as batches of vaccines are received...

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