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92 new cases of COVID-19 recorded; 212 in isolation

August 28th, 2021

92 people – 42 males and 50 females – were identified as COVID-19 positive by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory out of the 1,699 tests conducted on Friday, August 27th.

There are currently 212 people in isolation.

There have been 4,881 confirmed cases of the virus (2,392 females and 2,489 males) recorded since the start of the pandemic in March 2020.

48 people have died from COVID-19.

The public health laboratory has carried out 257,510 tests since February last year.

Under the National Vaccination Programme for COVID-19, 107,122 first doses of the vaccine have been administered. Additionally, 93,587 people, or 34.5% of the population, have received second doses and are fully vaccinated.

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