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COVID-19 updates


5:00pm - 17 January

Successful first weekend for Vaccine Contact Centre

The new system to book vaccination appointments went live at 8 am on Saturday 16 January 2021.

Thanks to a special delivery organised by Guernsey Post, the first batch of islanders in this 75 years and older vaccine cohort were able to begin to book their appointments over the weekend.

Read the media release.


3:35pm - 15 January

Vaccine update 15th January 2021

The Community Vaccination Centre (CVC) is scheduled to open on Monday 25 January 2021 and work is progressing well on the fit out of the Sir John Loveridge Hall.

Invitation letters to the first cohort of patients to be vaccinated at the CVC (those over the age of 75) are being sent out today. 

Read the media release.


COVID-19 testing and cases

Bailiwick of Guernsey

Samples tested
35154
Positive results^
309
Negative results
34845
Awaiting results*
No. of deaths**
13
No. of presumptive deaths***
3
Number recovered
289
Known active cases
7

Monday 18th January - We now have 7 (known) active cases of COVID-19 in the Bailiwick as there has been 1 recovery overnight and no new cases have been found in the last day.

* Awaiting results indicates people who have been swabbed and are awaiting a result as well as people with operations and approved for compassionate travel who are booked several days in advance. Currently, as the result of an IT issue, we are unable to provide the number of those awaiting results. We are really sorry for the inconvenience and are working to resolve this problem.

** 2 of the 13 deaths occurred in hospital, excludes one death that was not COVID-19 related.

*** Presumptive deaths have been reduced by one as retrospective review of one of the presumptive deaths concluded that the death was not COVID-19 related.

^ 252 of the positive cases were from the first wave.

 

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