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Timor-Leste records one more death of covid-19 and 130 new covid-19 infections

Timor-Leste records one more death of covid-19 and 130 new covid-19 infections

DILI, 29 may 2021 (TATOLI)– Timor-Leste on saturday confirmed 130 new COVID-19 cases, one more fatality in the past 24 hours, and 132 recoveries. the country’s COVID-19 Crisis Center said in a statement.

Of the new cases, 111 were found in the capital Dili, 19 in municipalities.

The Coordinator of the COVID-19 Crisis Center (CIGC), Rui de Araújo said, between the new cases 73 were male and 57 were female with seven were present with symptoms and the rest were asymptomatic.

A new deceased patient is a 38-year-old man residing in 4 Setembro area of Comoro Dili and was having a fever and difficulty in breathing the deceased has a history of Diabetes.

Mr. Araújo said the deceased was confirmed positive by the Authority yesterday around 11 oclock  at Comoro Health Center and was transferred to Vera Cruz,  the patient died at 17:00 pm.

Thus the country currently has 2.689 active cases with 6.752 confirmed cases since and 15 deaths have been recorded so far.

Since yesterday the National Health Laboratory performed 1224 tests, of the number 40 test were performed through the sentinel surveillance, 118 via contact screening, 432 random screening, 638 tests were performed following the request for international and national traveling authorizations, 19 were followed up in quarantine. In addition, 565 tests were also carried out in municipalities.

CIGC Spokesperson renewed his calls on people to strictly follow heath safety guidelines after the country imposed a one-month lockdown in Dili and other municipalities.

 

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