6 May 2024

Covid-19 update: 2287 new cases, 19 further deaths

2:48 pm on 6 May 2024
A positive result of rapid antigen test is seen in this illustration photo

(File photo) Photo: AFP

There have been 2287 new cases of Covid-19 reported in the past week, and 19 further deaths attributed to the virus.

There were 116 cases in hospital as of midnight on Sunday, the Ministry of Health said.

Of the new cases, 1379 were reinfections.

The seven-day rolling average of new cases was 327 per day.

Last week, the ministry reported 2343 new cases and 11 further deaths attributed to the virus.

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