15 new cases of COVID-19 out of 572 tested; CAR score up to 1.1

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COVID 19 testing (PNC file photo)

Fifteen (15) new cases of COVID-19 were identified out of 572 tests performed Monday, May 3. One (1) case reported recent travel history and was identified in quarantine. Five (5) cases were identified through contact tracing.

To date, there have been a total of 8,004 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 137 deaths, 100 cases in active isolation, and 7,767 not in active isolation.

The CAR Score is 1.1.

The community is reminded to remain vigilant:

  • Remain home if you are sick. Keep away from others who are sick and limit face-to-face contact with others.

  • Keep a safe distance of 6 feet or more between yourself and others who are outside of your household.

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not readily available, use alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.

  • If visiting elderly family members, continue to practice social distancing to protect those you love.

(JIC Release No. 657)

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