Fourteen more people have lost their lives to COVID-19, with these latest deaths pushing up the national death toll to 3,372 lives lost, according to the latest update from the Ministry of Health.
Of these 14 new deaths, the Ministry revealed that six persons had comorbidities; four persons had only one comorbidity each; while four persons had no known medical conditions.
Among the comorbidities which the Ministry says tend to be present in those who have died from COVID-19 are diabetes, hypertension, kidney disease, cancer and sickle cell disease.
Also in its update for today, Friday 28 January 2022, the Ministry notes another 768 people have tested positive for the disease, with these new cases pushing the number of active cases of COVID-19 in the country at this time past the 19 thousand mark to 19,034. The Ministry reports that the 768 new positive cases are based on samples taken between January 21st and 27th.
Currently, some 688,611 people in the country are fully vaccinated, having completed their vaccination regimen—either completing a one-dose regimen or both doses of a two-dose regimen for their respective COVID-19 vaccine.
The Ministry also reports that those who have received their booster shots against COVID-19 have crossed the 100 thousand mark to 108,760 persons.