Health Minister Dr. Christopher Tufton is also dismissing suggestions that election activities have contributed to the recent surge in cases.

Dr. Tufton says the timing of the cases put them weeks prior to nomination day events.

However, the Minister says out of an abundance of caution the Prime Minister is suspending his campaign activities due to the surge in cases.

Dr. Christopher Tufton, Minister of Health and Wellness.

He was speaking last evening during a special media briefing.