COVID-19 deaths common among elderly people

February 27, 2023 6:00 am

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The Ministry of Health has revealed that majority of deaths from COVID-19 were people between the age group of 50 to 89.

A data analysis by the Ministry shows that of the number of deaths recorded, 150 were aged 50 to 89.

Six people were between 90 and 99.

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The other 26 people who died from COVID-19 were below 50 years of age.

The data also revealed that the majority of deaths were recorded in the Central Division.

Meanwhile, 13 new cases of COVID-19 have been recorded.

The Ministry says six cases were recorded in the Central Division and seven cases in the Western Division.