The individuals are travellers who tested positive following routine screening. They will remain in isolation until considered recovered.
The number of people in isolation, either at a government facility or in their homes, as required by the Medical Officer of Health, is 682.
The total number of COVID-19 vaccines administered to date is 13,609, with 716 first doses having been given the ORIA site on Saturday, 6 February 2021. The total number of people completing the two-dose course is 4,770.
To date, 80% of over 70-year-olds and 70% of over 60-year-olds have received at least one dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.
“This last is important. Even in corporate environments, it is very difficult to remove an underling for incompetence if that underling has seniority and a long history of good performance reviews. As in government bureaucracies, the easiest way to deal with such people is often to “kick them upstairs”: promote them to a higher post, where they become somebody else’s problem.”