40 more COVID-19 fatalities confirmed on Monday

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Health officials confirmed 40 more COVID-19 fatalities on Monday and the country’s death toll is 13,142.

Twenty-two COVID-19 deaths confirmed on Monday were male and 18 were female. Of the country’s total fatalities, 7,328 are male and 5,814 are female.

The Department of Government Information states that the deaths confirmed on Monday include 36 persons over the age of 60 and four persons in the 30 to 59 age group. Zero deaths were confirmed from the under-30 age group.

The majority of the deaths in the country are from the over-60 age group, with 76.42% of the total fatalities being from this age category. The Epidemiology Unit states that the 30 to 59 age group accounts for 22.42% of the total fatalities and the under-30 age group accounts for 1.16% of the total COVID-19 fatalities.

The Epidemiology Unit adds that, of the country’s fatalities, 79.4% occurred in hospital, 15.2% occurred at home, and 5.4% occurred on admission.

The analysis of the deaths that occurred during the one-week period starting 25 September and ending 1 October found that 77% of the deaths occurred in hospital, 20.3% occurred at home, and 2.8% occurred on admission.

A total of 434 COVID-19 deaths were confirmed during this period.


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