Health Minister, Dr. Frank Anthony says there are currently 11,084 active COVID 19 cases among the 10 regions. The Health Minister made this disclosure during Tuesday's COVID 19 update.
Dr. Anthony notes this number can not be expected to drop anytime soon in light of the 'Omicron variant'.
"So over the last 24 hours we have recorded 220 new cases, 135 are in the hospital and 91 of those are at the ocean view and we have 13 in ICU.”
He points out that it is important for persons to also get vaccinated in surge of the cases to date 424,133 or 82.7% of the adult population have received their first shot of a COVID 19 vaccine while 314,032 or 61.2% have been fully immunized.