Omicron has been identified as the major variable that has infected over 800 people since a wave disrupted schools and other services on April 15, 2022, according to health authorities.
There are 40 current instances as of noon on Wednesday, June 8. Five were broadcast locally, while two were imported.
The Omicron subvariants BA.2, BA 2.3, and BA 5 have been discovered, according to the Ministry of Health. Quarantine is now in effect for 100 people.
The public is reminded that COVID-19 is a serious virus that may cause long-term problems or death. Residents should take all precautions to avoid contracting the virus, including practising excellent hand hygiene, wearing face covers in public places, following quarantine and isolation rules, and being vaccinated against this potentially fatal illness.
Additionally, anyone who has been infected should call the Flu Hotline at 496-7437 or 493-4755 at the first indication of severe symptoms including shortness of breath, trouble breathing, or chest pains.
Residents who have not been vaccinated are urged to sign up for the AstraZeneca vaccine.