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The number of Covid-19 cases for Bulletin #914 was 88, down from 335 on the previous day. The low number reflects the significant reduction in testing given the imminent passing of Hurricane Fiona. The previous seven day average (confirmed lab-reported cases) was 310.

Nevertheless, the number of active cases is now at 882, down from 915, on the previous day, and 947 for the seven-day average.

The 24-hour positivity was 22.28%, down from the day before. The 4-week positivity rate is 5.10%, up from the day before.

The Ministry of Public Health recommends getting the third and fourth booster vaccines. The third booster is recommended for children from 12 years now that there have been outbreaks in private and public schools.

The fourth booster is available for those 18 years and older. The fourth booster can be applied four months after the third booster. It is recommended especially for...

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