THE Ministry of Health reported on Tuesday 143 new covid19 infections and three deaths between November 16-22.
In the previous seven-day period, there were 145 new cases and six deaths.
The seven-day average of new cases this week is 20 and the seven-day average of covid-related deaths is one.
Last week, the averages were 21 new cases and one death per day.
Active cases now stand at 204 – 17 more than a week ago. There are 18 patients in hospital, down from 22.
The total number of covid deaths stands at 4,266.
Since the national vaccination programme began over a year ago, 717,958 people have been fully vaccinated, that is, an additional 61 over the past week.
So far, 169,203 people have had a booster shot – 31 more than last week. The percentage of the population that is fully vaccinated remained at 51.3 per cent for a fifth week.