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COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

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COVID-19 updates


4:30pm - 7 August

Vaccination against SARS-CoV-2 - the virus causing COVID-19

Like countries across the globe, the States of Guernsey is preparing for when a vaccination against SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing COVID-19, becomes available. As well as the practical considerations needed to embark on a large scale voluntary vaccination programme, a number of policy and legislative matters relating to the introduction of a new vaccine need to be considered.

Read the media release.


4:00pm - 5 August

Public Health seeks to understand the impact on islanders who tested positive for COVID-19

Public Health Services has, today, sent out correspondence to those Islanders who contracted COVID-19 earlier this year.

The survey, which should take no more than 15 minutes to complete, will help us to understand the possible healthcare needs of those who have had COVID-19.

Read the media release.


COVID-19 testing and cases

Bailiwick of Guernsey

Samples tested
9071
Positive results
252
Negative results
8666
Awaiting results*
153
No. of deaths**
13
No. of presumptive deaths***
3
Number recovered
238
Known active cases
0

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.

** 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.

There have been no new confirmed cases of COVID-19 within the Bailiwick for 103 days.

 

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