Coronavirus Covid-19: Bulletin #181/15 September 2020


Staff member
Feb 20, 2019

The Ministry of Public Health’s Epidemiology Department Coronavirus Bulletin #181 includes 718 cases reported positive to PCR tests in the past 24 hours. Some 3,921 first PCR tests were processed for the 15 September deadline. The 14-day average for first PCR tests is at 3,826 PCR tests.

The 24-hour positivity rate for Bulletin #181 dropped to 18.31% from 20.19% in the previous bulletin. Over the past four weeks, the positivity rate continues to gradually decline and is now at 26.39%, reflecting the growing number of PCR tests carried out.

As per Bulletin #181, with the deadline of 15 September 2020, the Ministry of Public Health has registered 105,521 confirmed cases since the first case on 1 March 2020. PCR testing is 41,099 tests per one million inhabitants.

The number of deaths is 2,009, including 11 new deaths reported in the bulletin’s past 24 hours. The...
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