Dili, 02 abr 2021 (Lusa) – Timorese authorities today recorded 34 more positive cases of infection with SARS-Cov-2 in the municipality of Dili, two of which, the first, on the island of Ataurus, in front of the capital.
In a statement, the Integrated Center for Crisis Management (IGC) explains that 24 cases were also reported as recovered, so the number of assets in the country increased to 461.
The note notes that the two positive cases in Ataúro are people who traveled to Dili on March 31 and went to the village of Bidau-Santana, ′′ while surveillance teams are now doing contact tracing “, both in dili and island
Currently there are 50 active outbreaks of the disease in the Timorese capital, where 527 cases have been detected since March 07, with a new focus on Aldeira Rai Nain (Pité Neighborhood).
The outbreak framework in the capital now identifies 12 outbreaks considered red zones, namely the Holy Land Village (Madohi), August 30th Village (Comoro), Villages 03 and 05th (Fatuhada), the Villages September 20th and Metin 1 (both in Bobonuk and the Village Advances (Pité Neighborhood).
The remaining outbreaks with high levels of transmission are Halibur Village (Motael), Calm Monument Village (Eastern Lahane), Maucoco Mate Village (Becora), Toco Baru Village 2 (Culuhun) and several places of quarantine.
The IGC explains that there are currently three cases considered moderate and one case considered serious, both situations are being permanently monitored by medical teams.
In the last 24 hours, the National Lab has conducted 632 tests, of which 223 of those who have applied for permission to leave the health fence.
On April 01th, 167 orders were made to get off the fence, with the IGC authorized only 24 that met the criteria of the measures currently applied.
With new cases, the total cases rise to 677 since the start of the pandemic.
Timor-Leste currently lives the worst time since the beginning of the pandemic, at least until May 02 in a state of emergency nationwide.
The Government approved the renewal of the health fence and mandatory containment until April 17 in Dili and until April 10 at least in Baucau and Viqueque.
The covid-19 pandemic has caused at least 2.816.908 dead in the world, resulting from more than 128,8 million infections, according to a balance sheet made by the French agency AFP.
The disease is transmitted by a new coronavirus detected in late 2019 in Wuhan, a city in central China.
ASP // FPA
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