The GHA’s Public Health department wishes to explain some of the medical reasons as to how deaths related to COVID-19 may be confirmed long after a positive patient is considered as having recovered, for example as has been experienced recently in our Elderly Residential Services.
The Ministry for Business has announced the reopening of counters as from Wednesday 3rd March 2021 at the Office of Fair Trading at Suite 975, Europort.
Opening hours will be from 8:30am to 3:00pm.
Monday 1st March 2021
Total tests done: 187,038
Test results pending: 33
Test results received: 187,005
Confirmed cases: 4239 (+0)
Active cases: 19 (19: residents, 0: visitors)
Recovered cases: 4125 (+1)
Positive cases in COVID-19 Ward: 0
Positive cases in CCU: 2
Positive Cases in ERS: 1
Deaths from COVID-19: 81
Deaths with COVID-19: 12
Total deaths: 93
A total of 38,498 tests have been carried out so far in the frontline, targeted and systematic sampling. This is included in the above figures.
Of the 0 new resident case in Gibraltar today, 0 were close contacts of existing active cases.
Vaccines done (first dose): 23,518
Vaccines done (second dose): 13,290
The Department of Education has this week opened the application window for Nursery and Reception enrolments for the 2021/2022 academic year.
The ESG have issued a statement welcoming Minister John Cortes’ recent comments given during a virtual Climate Change meeting.
The Government says it is saddened to confirm a further death in Gibraltar from COVID-19, bringing the total number of deaths in our community related to COVID-19 to 93.
Today the GHA has vaccinated 70 Gibraltar university students against COVID-19 with their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine.
The GHA’s vaccination programme against COVID-19 continues, with a total of 34,600 vaccines administered as of 23:59 on 25th February. Today has been the busiest day since the programme began on 10th January, with 1,290 vaccines administered.