Coronavirus Covid-19: Bulletin #187/21 September 2020

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The Ministry of Public Health’s Epidemiology Department Coronavirus Bulletin #187 reports 486 cases of persons testing positive to PCR tests over the past 24 hours. Some 2,599 first PCR tests were processed for the Monday, 21 September deadline. The 14-day average for first PCR tests is at 3,836 PCR tests.



The 24-hour positivity rate for Bulletin #187 is at 18.70%, up from 14.75% the previous day. The four-week positivity rate continues to decline and is now at 17.29%, comparing to 25.50% on the previous day. [This could be an error given the drastic decline from one day to another.]



Local epidemiologists alert that the spread of the virus comes and goes. This situation is why the Ministry of Public Health continues to recommend keeping curfew and preventive measures. The curfew is due to expire on 27 September 2020. The public health authorities have...

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