The number of people with the Delta variant of COVID-19 has climbed over all all over again and the figure now stands at 49.
In its daily update yesterday, the Ministry of Health reported that seven new cases of the Delta variant were detected in the country.
Of these seven cases, 5 of them have not any travel history; six of them had no contact with symptomatic persons.
The ministry also said that three of the seven cases had been fully vaccinated people, with one partially vaccinated and the remajoring three unvaccinated.
It added that one person who made up the seven Delta variant cases succumbed to the virus.
This is the second person to possess died from the Delta variant.
The first loss of life used to be reported by the ministry remaining Friday.
In advertdition, the country’s COVID loss of life toll has risen to 1,551 after eleven people misplaced their wrestle with the virus. Those that died are four elderly males, one elderly female, one middle-former male, three middle-former females with comorbidities, and one middle-former male, and a middle-former female without any commodities or pre-existing health conditions.
The country also documented 248 new positive cases yesterday.
Meanwhereas, the number of fully vaccinated citizens stood at 546,532.