COVID-19: Authority confirms 19 additional coronavirus infections

COVID-19: Authority confirms 19 additional coronavirus infections

Ekipa Profesionais Mediku sira husi Ministeriu saude bainhira ba halo teste swab iha komunidade sira iha Fatumeta, Dili Segunda 15 Marsu 202. Imajen Tatoli/Antonio Goncalves

DILI, march 20, 2021 (TATOLI) – The Coordinator of Covid-19 Outbreak in Timor-Leste at the Integrated Crisis Management Center (CIGC), Rui Maria de Araújo, announced 19 more infections of covid-19.

Of the 19 infections, six are men and 13 women, between 13 and 79 years old. There were three recoveries and 154 active cases, which are in isolation at the Health Center of Vera Cruz and Tasi Tolu.

“Among those infected, three have symptoms and 16 are asymptomatic,” said Rui de Araújo, in a virtual conference at the Díli Convention Center (CCD).

According to Araujo, three infections are related to the cluster in BTN III, in the village of Terra Santa, in Suco de Madohi.

There is also a case linked to the cluster in village of Maucocomate, Becora.

Another Two infections are the contacts of the outbreak from the National Hospital Guido Valadares (HNGV), the infected people are from Berbidu, Becora village.

One case identified in Bidau Tokobaru 2, Kulu Hun village, link to the cluster from Lirion, Motael village.

In village of 20 de Setembro, Bebonuk, there are ten infections identified from the cluster at the same area.

One more case is identified in the village of Grilos link to the cluster in Comoro.

In addition, one case also confirmed at Vila Verde Gideon, the case linked to the cluster in HNGV.

Journalist: Domingos Piedade

Editor: Zezito Silva


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