The Ministry of Health is reporting 32 more positive tests for COVID-19 however the death toll remains at 22 according to its latest update. The Ministry confirmed 32 positive cases from samples taken during the period August 23-31, 2020.
The total number of active cases now stands at 1,061.On Monday morning the Ministry confirmed that an elderly woman
who tested positive, with co-morbidities, died. To date, 676 people have been discharged.
Members of the public are reminded that they must adhere to the ‘New Normal’ recommendations and take the following personal health measures to protect themselves and their loved ones from COVID-19 :
If you or a loved one develop symptoms of COVID-19, please call the hotline 877-WELL or 800-WELL (9355) for further guidance. If the person is severely ill, call the 811 (emergency hotline) or call ahead to the Accident and Emergency Department of your nearest hospital for help and go in immediately.