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Five males and seven females have been diagnosed with COVID-19.  The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory carried out 1,672 tests on Saturday, August 21.

The number of people in isolation is 153.

There have been 4,652 confirmed cases of COVID-19 (2,271 females and 2,381 males) since March, last year.  Forty-eight persons have succumbed to the virus.

The public health laboratory has conducted 248,865 tests since February 2020.

Under the National Vaccination Programme for COVID-19, 102,649 first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered.  Additionally, 90,027 persons (37,363 men and 52,664 women), or 33.2 per cent of the population, have received second doses and are fully vaccinated.

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