6 new positive COVID cases; no deaths

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6 new positive COVID cases; no deaths

Six new positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported, bringing the total number of active cases in the country to 351 patients.

In the Ministry of Health’s latest update, the new statistic marks a further reduction in the number of active cases nationally, as the figure for yesterday (Saturday) stood at 355 patients.

It should be noted however that these 6 new cases are from samples taken between Thursday 31 December 2020 and Saturday 2 January 2021.

In its update for today, Sunday 3 January 2021, the Ministry also notes:

● 24 persons are still hospitalised for COVID-19; down from 25 patients on Saturday.

● 255 persons are in home self-isolation; down from 260 patients on Saturday. 17 of these patients are in the care of the prison system.

● 209 persons are in State quarantine facilities; down from 219 patients on Saturday.

● 66 patients are still recovering in step/down facilities; no change from Saturday.