Coronavirus Covid-19: Bulletin #184/19 September 2020

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The Ministry of Public Health’s Epidemiology Department Coronavirus Bulletin #184 reports 968 cases tested positive to PCR tests over the past 24 hours. This relatively high number reflects an increase in tests. Some 5,037 first PCR tests were processed for the 19 September deadline, up from 3,469 the previous day. The 14-day average for first PCR tests is at 3,674 PCR tests.



The 24-hour positivity rate for Bulletin #184 is at 19.22%, the highest for the week. The four-week positivity rate continues to decline gradually and is now at 25.88%, reflecting the growing number of PCR tests carried out and the slight reduction in the disease’s spread. Local epidemiologists, nevertheless, alert that the spread of the virus comes and goes.



As per Bulletin #184, with the deadline of 19 September 2020, the Ministry of Public Health has registered 107,700 confirmed cases since the first...
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