TCI RECORDS (1) CONFIRMED CASE OF COVID-19 IN AMBERGRIS CAY
TCI records (1) confirmed case of COVID-19 in Ambergris Cay
Today, Monday 8th February 2021, the Ministry of Health reports one (1) confirmed COVID-19 case on the island of Ambergris Cay. This confirmed case was previously attributed to Providenciales, however has since been confirmed as residing on Ambergris Cay. The public health team have notified the individual with aggressive contact tracing underway.
The Ministry of Health requests that the general public cooperate with contact tracing teams and to practice the relevant public health measures in order to prevent further spread of Covid-19 throughout the TCI.
- Wash their hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
- Use alcohol-based hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available
- Maintain social distancing of 6 feet between persons
- Wear face coverings in public settings (covering nose and mouth)
- Avoid mass gatherings or crowds
- Cover your coughs and sneezes with your elbow or use disposable tissues
- Comply with public health measures
- Stay home where possible
If you have symptoms of Covid-19 which include; cough, sore throat, runny nose, shortness of breath, fever, diarrhea, loss of sense of taste or smell-please stay home and contact the Health Hotlines on 232 9444 or 333 0911
Do not visit health care facilities if you have symptoms or signs of Covid-19, call the Health Hotlines for guidance unless your symptoms are severe
If you are under quarantine by the Public Health Team, please remain at home and comply with the guidance provided to you.
If you are contacted by the Public Health Team as a part of contact tracing activities, please provide all of the information requested to assist them in their investigations
Refrain from speculation and spreading rumors
Stay informed with the latest information from the Ministry of Health by visiting our website on https://www.gov.tc/moh/coronavirus/
Consult with your healthcare provider regarding the COVID-19 Vaccine: