As of Sunday morning, the Health Ministry reports the following:
Number of samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) for testing for COVID-19 = 298
Number of samples which have tested positive = 50
Forty of these positive cases came from the group of nationals who recently returned from a cruise.
All positive COVID-19 cases, thus far, have been imported.
The public is also urged to take the following personal hygiene measures to protect themselves and their loved ones from COVID-19:
Wash your hands properly with soap and water. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer if water and soap are not available
Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze o Dispose of tissue immediately after using o Cough and sneeze into the crook of your elbow if you do not have a tissue
Avoid touching your face
Sanitize hard surfaces (e.g. tabletops, handrails, doorknobs and trolleys) as often as possible.
Avoid close contact with people who have flu-like symptoms
Stay home if you are ill It is also advised that all public transportation vehicles should operate with windows open and, where possible, limit their occupancy.