Roseau, Dominica: The Health Ministry has released the COVID-19 update report, according to which five COVID-19 patients have been discharged from the hospital facilities on October 21, 2021. With these, the total number of the COVID patients who recovered rises to 4075.
The Health Ministry informed that a total of 39 individuals have tested positive for the contagious viral disease. With this, the total number of active cases has risen to 403.
Out of the new cases reported, one individual tested positive from RT-PCR while the remaining tested positive from Rapid Antigen Test. Since the COVID-19 outbreak emerged in the island country, a total of 4508 people have contracted the viral disease.
The Health Ministry’s report further notes that till October 21 2021, a total of 87525 COVID-19 tests have been conducted on the island. On the other hand, in total 30 people lost their lives to the contagious mutant.
The COVID-19 report further highlights the statistics of the COVID-19 vaccination; that is, a total of 27534 people have taken their first shot of the vaccine. While in total, 23946 individuals have received their second jab of the vaccine and are now fully vaccinated.
As per to the statistics, worldwide, so far, there are a total of 243,521,002 confirmed coronavirus cases. A total of 220,632,802 individuals have been recovered from the contagious mutant, and a total of 4,948,917 people scummed to the deadliest viral disease.
The citizens can contact the health officials at the provided hotline numbers that are – (767) 448-2151, (767) 448-2153, (767) 448-2156, (767) 611-4325.
Besides this, the Health Ministry is continuously urging the citizens to take their doses of the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as possible so as to win this battle against the coronavirus and asked them to follow the COVID-19 health protocols such as – wearing masks, sanitizing frequently, and maintaining social distance.