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Active cases decrease, but in ERS more Covid patients

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The overall number of active Covid-19 cases in Gibraltar has decreased to 1140 on Saturday, but cases in the Elderly Residential Services continue to increase with eight new cases.
Active cases peaked on Friday with 1,209, and the Gibraltar Government daily statistics revealed 150 recoveries on Saturday bringing the overall figure down.
A further 88 cases were confirmed on Saturday, bringing the total number of cases since the pandemic began to 3,109.
Currently 10.6% of the local population is either active or in self-isolation.
There are 22 positives in the Covid-19 Ward, 10 in the Critical Care Unit and 94 in ERS.
A total of 132,351 have been carried out since the pandemic began, with 30,247 tests carried out so far in the frontline, targeted and systematic sampling.
Of the 71 new resident cases in Gibraltar on Saturday, 35 were close contacts of existing active cases.

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