Coronavirus Covid-19 Bulletin #220 / 24 October 2020

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The Ministry of Public Health’s Epidemiology Department Coronavirus Bulletin #220 reports 509 new PCR confirmed cases.



4,337 first PCR tests were carried out in time for the deadline of Bulletin #220. The previous 14-day average is 3,454 tests.



The 24-hour positivity rate is at 11.74% and the 4-week positivity rate continues to decline and is at 12.12%, a new low. The Ministry of Public Health reports active cases are maintaining a steady downward trend and as of Saturday, 24 October 2020 were at 19,653 active cases.



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 lead to the same virus flare-ups that have affected other countries worldwide, mainly due to pandemic fatigue. There continue to be...

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