21 new cases of COVID-19 out of 516 tested


Twenty-one (21) new cases of COVID-19 were identified out of 516 tests performed on August 5.

Three (3) cases were identified through contact tracing.

One (1) case reported recent travel history and was identified in quarantine.

To date, there have been a total of 8,673 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 143 deaths, 160 cases in active isolation – inclusive of 4 hospitalized cases with 1 hospitalized case receiving ICU-level care, and 8,370 not in active isolation.

The CAR Score is 5.4.

(JIC Release No. 744)