Coronavirus Covid-19 Bulletin #313/ 25 January 2021


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Feb 20, 2019

The Ministry of Public Health’s Epidemiology Department Coronavirus Bulletin #313 reports 1,143 new PCR cases. The cases compare to the 7-day nationwide average for PCR confirmed cases that is 1,388.

The number of PCR-confirmed cases is at 206,305 for the Monday, 25 January bulletin. Labs carried out 4,567 first PCR tests. The number of tests compares with the 14-day average, 6,637. The country can process 14,000 PCR tests a day. The government says sufficient PCR tests are available. Nevertheless, private lab capacity is pressed by the increased demand for tests from the public.

Testing capacity is pressed by new international travel requirements. Canada is requiring all entering that country to show negative results of a PCR test carried out within 74 hours prior to the traveler’s scheduled departure to Canada. The US is accepting travelers show antigen or PCR tests that...

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