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40 new Covid-19 cases identified

268 active cases in total

40 new cases of Covid-19 have been found on Island in the last 24 hours, according to government.

As of this afternoon (8 September), there are 268 active cases of the virus locally, a decrease of 20 since yesterday (7 September).

Meanwhile, the number of people in hospital with Covid-19 is unchanged at eight.

No-one is being treated in intensive care.

Of the new cases detected in the last day, three are under investigation.

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