The Ministry of Public Health’s Epidemiology Department Coronavirus Bulletin #419 reports 688 new PCR cases for the Tuesday, 11 May 2021 deadline. The cases reported compare to the 7-day nationwide average for PCR confirmed cases that is 705.
As per Bulletin #419, with the deadline of 11 May 2021, the Ministry of Public Health has registered 273,497 confirmed cases since the first case on 1 March 2020. Labs carried out 4,194 first PCR tests. The number of PCR tests compares with the 14-day average now at 4,118.
The national 4-week positivity rate is 11.42%, up from the previous day. The 24-hour positivity for the day is 16.40%, up from the day before.
The number of reported active Covid-cases increased to 37,562, up (+628) from the previous 24 hours. This is the largest increase in active cases in weeks.
The nation is immersed in a nationwide vaccination drive as...