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January 22nd, 2022

A total of 415 people, 191 males and 224 females, tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday, January 21st, from the 1,542 tests carried out by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory.

The cases comprise 91 people under the age of 18, and 324 who are 18 years and older. There were 125 people in isolation facilities, while 6,676 were in home isolation.

The public health laboratory has carried out 514,541 tests since February 2020 and recorded 38,586 COVID-19 cases (17,947 males and 20,639 females).

Under the National Vaccination Programme for COVID-19, the total number of individuals with at least one dose is 157,854 (69.1 per cent of the eligible population).

The total number of people who are fully vaccinated is 146,319 (54 per cent of the total population or 64.1 per cent of the eligible population).

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