Three 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 4,051 lives lost.
The Ministry says all three persons—one elderly male and two elderly females—had multiple comorbidities including diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, kidney disease, endocrine disease and neurological disease.
In its update for today, Saturday 30 July 2022, the Ministry of Health also reports that 162 people have tested positive for COVID-19. At present, the total number of active cases in the country is 6,379.
As of today, Saturday, 136 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised—in hospital and step-down facilities. Some 6,243 people currently are in home self-isolation.
Currently, some 715,508 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 167,341 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.