Two more people have lost their lives to COVID-19, according to the latest advisory from the Ministry of Health. These latest deaths have pushed up the national death toll to 4,038 lives lost.
The Ministry says both persons—one elderly male and one elderly female—had multiple comorbidities, including diabetes, hypertension and heart disease.
In its update for today, Saturday 16 July 2022, the Ministry of Health also reports that 109 people have tested positive for COVID-19. At present, the total number of active cases in the country is 6,211.
As of today, Saturday, 99 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, while 6,112 patients are in home self-isolation.
Currently, some 714,898 people in the country are fully vaccinated, having completed either a one-dose or two-doses regimen of a COVID-19 vaccine. The Ministry says this represents some 51.1 per cent of the population.
And some 166,819 people have received their booster doses of a COVID-19 vaccine, as of today, Saturday, the Ministry’s update reports. Booster doses are additional primary doses and booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.