(CNS): One other 86 individuals formally examined constructive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, in accordance with the most recent replace from Public Well being. The rolling seven-day common has elevated to 56 and there are actually an estimated 733 individuals in isolation because of a constructive take a look at, whereas two sufferers are at the moment hospitalised with the virus. The newest weekly report documenting the scenario reveals a 31% improve in virus circumstances between 10 and 16 April, which officers say was attributable to quite a lot of events.
Whereas the problem of the reopening of the port and the arrival of untested passengers in George City is being blamed by many for the rise, officers are as a substitute pointing to “gathering occasions, the place no COVID-19 prevention measures have been correctly applied, particularly the sporting of masks”.
Public Well being officers urged individuals to make use of masks throughout social occasions to scale back the chance of an infection. “Carrying masks and vaccination, stay our greatest instruments to manage the unfold of an infection,” they mentioned.
There have now been nicely over 22,000 circumstances of COVID-19 within the Cayman Islands for the reason that first case in March 2020, and 27 deaths “from COVID-19 associated causes”, Public Well being mentioned.
Final week 373 constructive circumstances have been formally recorded in comparison with 284 through the earlier week. 9 individuals handed via the hospital with the virus, a rise by two sufferers over the earlier week, reflecting the uptick in circumstances throughout the group that seems to have continued into this week. Final week’s common every day case quantity was 53 and 1 / 4 of people that took official exams have been constructive.
Whereas 94% of adults and youngsters over 5 years previous have had a least one dose of a vaccine, simply 35% have been boosted. In the meantime, authorities is now providing a fourth dose of a COVID-19 vaccine to anybody over 18 years previous who was final vaccinated greater than six months in the past.
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