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Update COVID-19 08 November 2020

08 November 2020 — NIne (9) new COVID-19 cases were identified out of 1741 samples tested today. This brings the cumulative number of confirmed cases to five thousand, two hundred, and twenty-two (5222). To date, four thousand, nine hundred, and sixty (4960) patients have recovered, including seven (7) in the past 24 hours. The number…
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