Two covid deaths were announced by the health ministry today (Saturday), with the total number of victims now at 927, while cases once again skyrocketed to more than 5 thousand.
The victims are two women, aged 85 and 96 who died yesterday.
5,172 new cases were confirmed out of 82,488 PCR and rapid tests, with the positivity rate at 6,27% and total infections rising to 405,706.
An increasing number of cases in retirement homes is a cause of concern for authorities, with 52 confirmed across the island out of 796 tests, a positivity rate of 6,53%.
Hospitalised patients are also up, from 153 on Friday to 169, out of which 21 in critical or serious condition, six intubated.
52% of patients are unvaccinated.