New COVID-19 cases, high level of influenza-like illness

March 3, 2023 12:45 pm

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The Ministry of Health has recorded eight new cases of COVID-19 taking the total active cases to 146.

Permanent Secretary for Health Doctor James Fong says a single case was recorded in the Central Division and seven cases in the West.

Doctor Fong says the national seven-day rolling average of cases as of 26th February is two daily cases.

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Meanwhile, Doctor Fong says their surveillance systems show that they continue to have a high level of influenza-like illness and acute respiratory illnesses since early December as part of the usual flu season.

He adds the influenza A virus has been isolated in sick cases and the Ministry has escalated Flu testing in selected sites.