• COVID-19 Information Update - Monday 26th October - 120 Cases
  • COVID-19 Information Update - Monday 26th October - 120 Cases

    Monday 26th October 2020

    Total tests done: 62,269 

    Test results pending: 5 

    Test results received: 62,264 

    Confirmed cases: 670 (+ 3 new positive cases) 

    Active cases: 120 (119: residents / 1: visitor)  

    Recovered cases: 532 (+16 new recovered)  

    Self-isolation: 635 

    Positive cases in COVID-19 Ward: 7 

    Positive cases in CCU: 1 

    Positive Cases in ERS: 13 

    Deaths: 0  

    A total of 18,091 tests have been carried out so far in the frontline, targeted and  systematic sampling. This is included in the above figures.  



     

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Measures Tightened To Slow Spread Of COVID As Cases Rise At Record Rate

- Record growth in cases: 31 positives in last 24 hours

- Six persons in Victoria Ward

- Three new positives are ERS residents at John Mackintosh Wing

- “Main spread” of virus is in the home and workplace

- Over 70s and immunosuppressed advised to stay at home

- Gatherings reduced from 20 to 16

- New laws effective from Friday to restrict last orders, closing times and specific measures for Chatham

The Chief Minister this afternoon announced a series of legal measures and new public health advice in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 through the community as Gibraltar registered its biggest ever day-on-day rise in cases.

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