Coronavirus: Woman Aged 90+ Dies In Care Home

A woman aged 90 or older has died in a Jersey care home after contracting coronavirus.

It brings the total number of Covid-19 related deaths in the island up to 25.

There have been no new cases of Covid-19 for a third straight day. 293 people have been diagnosed altogether.

Another 34 tests have come back negative in the last 24 hours. 207 people have fully recovered.

There are still six people being treated for coronavirus in hospital. 70 beds are currently occupied, eight more than yesterday.


 Coronavirus Advice

If you think you might have the virus, you should self-isolate and call the Health Department's coronavirus helpline:

01534 445566

It's open every day between 8am and 8pm. Calls outside these times, or when the line is engaged, won't be answered straight away - but we're told to leave a message and Health officials will call you back.

Please don't visit your GP or the Emergency Department at the General Hospital if you think you have the virus.

Coronavirus symptoms are similar to that of the flu - a combination of a cough, fever and aching muscles. If you've had any symptoms, even if you haven't travelled abroad, we're being told to self-isolate until they clear up (for a minimum of seven days).

Anyone who has come into contact with a person confirmed to have the coronavirus should stay in self-isolation for at least 14 days.

All the latest information can be found on Gov.je.

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