10am: 70 new COVID cases; one new death

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    70 new COVID-19 cases and one additional death have been reported by the Ministry of Health in its 10am update on September 8th.

    The fatality is an elderly female with co-morbidities and this brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 38.

    Nine persons have also been discharged, bringing the total number of active cases to 1,566 – 1,358 patients in home isolation, while six hospitalized patients are being treated in the Intensive Care Unit.

    Total recoveries are up to 743.

    Since the start of the pandemic, there have been 2,347 confirmed cases of COVID-19.