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Update COVID-19 04 November 2020

04 November 2020 — Twelve (12) new COVID-19 cases were identified out of 980 samples tested today. This brings the cumulative number of confirmed cases to five thousand, one hundred, and seventy-four (5174). To date, four thousand, nine hundred, and thirty (4930) patients have recovered, with on one in the past 24 hours. The number…
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