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The Ministry of Public Health’s Epidemiology Department Coronavirus Bulletin #420 reports 822 new PCR cases for the Wednesday, 12 May 2021 deadline. The cases reported compare to the 7-day nationwide average for PCR confirmed cases that is 733.

As per Bulletin #420, with the deadline of 12 May 2021, the Ministry of Public Health has registered 274,319 confirmed cases since the first case on 1 March 2020. Labs carried out 4,818 first PCR tests. The number of PCR tests compares with the 14-day average now at 4,266.

The national 4-week positivity rate is 11.62%, up from the previous day. The 24-hour positivity for the day is 17.06%, up from the day before.

The number of reported active Covid-cases increased to 38,562, up (+572) from the previous 24 hours.

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

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