The Ministry of Health confirmed four COVID-19 related deaths in the last 24 hours bringing the death toll to seven.
However, the footnote of the statement indicated the death count is subject to change following full verification of all reported COVID-19 deaths.
“Of the 4 deaths: (1) Male of 56 years old, unvaccinated known diabetic with amputation in 2019 and bed-bound secondary to stroke.”
The second is a 69 years old man who, completed vaccination and booster dose but with known diabetic, end-stage renal disease on dialysis who presented with a history of infected burn wounds leading to sepsis.
The third death is a male 59 years old he completed his first vaccine dose and had known high blood pressure with heart complications.
Same as the fourth death, a 74-year-old man who only received his first dose with no known medical conditions.
“The test count is subject to change to data cleaning and when data becomes available,” says the Ministry of Health.
Furthermore, the Ministry of Health confirmed 342 new community cases and three border-related cases in the last 24hrs.
“This brings the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases to 3,602 recorded since 17th March 2022, not including the 63 border-related cases.
“Three critical cases are in ICU while seven are in managed isolation at the National Hospital. To date, 31,435 RATs have been administered by the Ministry.”
The COVID-19 Situation Summary prepared by the Ministry of Health as at 2:00pm local time April 08, 2022 Reporting period: 2pm April 07 – 2pm April 08, 2022