A resident at a Jersey care home has died after contracting COVID-19.
The death has been confirmed in the Government's latest stats, meaning 42 people are known to have died with the virus since the pandemic began.
Statistics Update:— Government of Jersey (@GovJersey) December 30, 2020
Sadly, there has been 1 death in a care home, our sincere condolences go to family and friends.
Since Tues 29 Dec, 76 individuals have recovered and 19 new cases have been identified: pic.twitter.com/3Zo39P1kkn
The number of active cases in the island has continued to fall through, with 76 people recovering and just 19 new cases over the last 24 hours.
Most were found through contact tracing, workforce testing or seeking healthcare - with just one new case arriving through the borders.
It means there are 712 known cases right now.
1,851 people are known to have been in direct contact with someone who has the virus, and 169 test results are pending.
The number of active cases is 712.— Government of Jersey (@GovJersey) December 30, 2020
437 are symptomatic and 275 are asymptomatic. 25 are in hospital (-1).
230,238 negative tests (+1,439)
2,726 confirmed positive (+19)
1,978 confirmed recovered (+76)
Further stats: https://t.co/Maitmwkwf2 .
The 14-day average number of cases is down to 664.2 - the lowest figure since Sunday 13th December.