Roseau, Dominica: The Health Ministry has released the COVID-19 update report, according to which six COVID-19 patients were discharged from the hospital facilities on October 9, 2021.
With these, the recovery rate of the island country has climbed to 3,543.
The Health Ministry informed that a total of fourteen individuals have tested positive for the contagious viral disease. With this, the total number of active cases has risen to 451.
Out of the new cases reported, one individual tested positive from the RT-PCR test, while in total, thirteen individuals tested positive from Rapid Antigen Test.
Since the COVID-19 outbreak emerged in the island country, a total of 4020 people contracted the viral disease.
The Health Ministry’s report further notes that till October 9 2021, a total of 80072 COVID-19 tests have been conducted on the island. On the other hand, in total twenty-six, 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 26603 people have taken their first shot of the vaccine. While in total, 21871 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 238,330,020 confirmed coronavirus cases. A total of 215,475,037 individuals have been recovered from the contagious mutant, and a total of 4,862,394 people scummed to the deadliest viral disease.
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.
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.