Dominica logs 155 new COVID-19 cases, active cases increase to 588

As of Monday, May 9, 2022, out of the total cases, 154 samples have been processed with the testing facility named Antigen, while one sample was processed with a PCR test. 

Dominica logs 155 new COVID-19 cases, active cases increase to 588
Dominica logs 155 new COVID-19 cases, active cases increase to 588

Roseau, Dominica: After witnessing a surge hike in the cases of the SARS-CoV-2, the ministry of Health, Wellness and New Health Investment confirmed the 155 new cases in Dominica. 

As of Monday, May 9, 2022, out of the total cases, 154 samples have been processed with the testing facility named Antigen, while one sample was processed with a PCR test. 

Ministry of Health stated that the number of discharges of the COVID-19 pandemic stood at 33. 

However, with the emergence of the new cases of the novel coronavirus, the active cases have also increased to 588. 

As per the statistics of the death related to the viral infection of the COVID-19 pandemic, a total of 63 people have lost their lives due to the deadly pandemic. 

On the other hand, the ministry of Health, wellness and new health investment of Dominica also gave an update on the recoveries related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

 A total of 12465 people have recovered from viral illness since the pandemic has begun in the country. 

Further, with the coming of the new cases of the COVID-19 pandemic, the toll of the confirmed cases of the SARS-CoV-2 reached 13116. 

The number of the test conducted against the COVID-19 stood at 196777. 

Out of the confirmed cases, the number of samples that have been processed with the PCR test is 37578. On the other hand, the total of samples that have been processed with the Antigen testing facility stood at 159199. 

As per the statistics of the vaccination drive on the nature island, a total of 32659 people have received the first dose of the vaccine against the COVID-19 pandemic. 

On the other hand, the number of citizens who have received the second dose of the novel coronavirus vaccine stood at 30253. 

As per the statistics on the COVID-19 across the globe, a total of the confirmed cases stood at 515,247,656.