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Health officials are to meet today following rise in virus cases

Following a rise in Covid-19 cases over the weekend, health officials are to meet later today to consider further recommendations on reducing the spread of the virus.

On Saturday, there was a total of 200 confirmed cases reported by the Department of Health, and 66 cases were reported yesterday.

In the last 14 days, there has been approximately 1,100 new cases recorded in the country.

However, there was a significant reduction in outbreaks and community transmission last night.

The National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) will consider further recommendations to Government in regards to the resumption of normal health services, protecting vulnerable people and the safe reopening of schools.

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