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577 new COVID-19 cases recorded Wednesday, January 12th

January 13th, 2022

There were 577 new COVID-19 cases – 251 males and 326 females – recorded on Wednesday, January 12th, from the 2,439 tests conducted by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory.

The positive cases comprise 110 people under the age of 18, and 467 who are 18 years and older.

The number of people in isolation facilities was 100, while 4,181 were in home isolation.

The public health laboratory has carried out 495,482 tests since February 2020, and recorded 33,888 COVID-19 cases (15,864 males and 18,024 females).

Under the National Vaccination Programme for COVID-19, the total number of people with at least one dose is 157,136 (68.8 per cent of the eligible population). The total number of people who are fully vaccinated is 145,357 (53.6 per cent of the total population or 63.6 per cent of the eligible population).

The eligible population represents those who are 12 years and older.

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