Coronavirus Covid-19 Bulletin #214 / 18 October 2020

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The Ministry of Public Health’s Epidemiology Department Coronavirus Bulletin #214 reports 320 new PCR confirmed cases. 3,265 first PCR tests were carried out in time for the bulletin deadline. The 14-day average is 3,521 tests.



The 24-hour positivity rate is at 9.80% and the 4-week positivity rate continues to decline and is at 12.19%, a new low. The Ministry of Public Health reports active cases are now at 20,584 cases, maintaining the downward trend.



Nevertheless, the country continues under the declaration of a National State of Emergency at least through 1 December 2020. The Ministry of Public Health is concerned that home and friends’ gatherings and increased mobility can bring virus flare-ups in other countries around the world affected by pandemic fatigue. This situation is why the Ministry of Public Health continues to recommend keeping curfew and preventive...

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