Montserrat witnesses decline in COVID cases, reports 23 new infections

During the reporting period, the investigations into the two deaths, announced on May 24, revealed that they were COVID-19 related deaths.

Montserrat witnesses decline in COVID cases, reports 23 new infections
Montserrat witnesses decline in COVID cases, reports 23 new infections

Montserrat: The Ministry of Health and Social Services (MoHSS) of Montserrat is today reporting that during the period 12:01p.m on Saturday, May 28, 2022, to 12:00noon Thursday, June 2, 2022, a total of 23 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded (17 on Monday, three on Wednesday and three on Thursday). Twenty-two of these cases were locally transmitted, and 1 case was imported.

The number of active cases against the COVID-19 pandemic on Montserrat is 53.

During the reporting period, the investigations into the two deaths, announced on May 24, revealed that they were COVID-19 related deaths. This brings the number of COVID-19 deaths on Montserrat to 8, since the start of cases in 2020. The Ministry of Health will issue a press release next week on the recent deaths.

103 persons are in quarantine aganist the virla ifection of the novel coronavirus. 

The Ministry of Health stated that the public is reminded that COVID-19 can be severe and could lead to long-lasting complications or ca take the lives of the people. 

The authorities also advised the residents that they should therefore take all measures against the COVID-19 pandemic to protect themselves from the virus. The measures could practice good hand hygiene, wearing face coverings in public spaces, adhering to quarantine and isolation protocols and vaccinating against this potentially deadly virus.

In addition to that, people who are infected against the COVID-19 pandemic should have to go through medical attention when they have witnessed the earliest songs of severe symptoms, which include shortness of breath or difficulty breathing and chest pains. They could also contact the Flue Hotline at 496-7437 or 493-4755.

Montserrat also witnessed a great surge in the COVID-19 pandemic, and the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic created a situation of fear among the people of the country.

In order to contain the spread, the country also implements the COVID-19 protocols more strictly and also shut down other social spots such as Schools, Public places.