629 new Covid cases, 20 more deaths

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629 new Covid cases, 20 more deaths

The Health Ministry has recorded 20 additional deaths and 629 new positive COVID-19 cases.

This has brought the total number of Covid related deaths to 2640.

The ministry’s 4 pm update said 14,266 people are in-home quarantine, 190 in step-down facilities waiting to be discharged, 529 patients are in hospital and 37 people are being monitored in state quarantine facilities.

The ministry’s update showed 88.1 per cent of patients in the parallel health care system are not fully vaccinated.