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147 new COVID-19 cases recorded

July 2nd, 2022

The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory has identified 147 new COVID-19 cases (80 females and 67 males) from the 574 tests conducted on Friday, July 1st.

Of the positive cases, 33 people are under the age of 18, and 114 are 18 years and older.

There were 134 people in isolation facilities, while 1,484 were in home isolation.

The public health laboratory has conducted 706,024 tests since February 2020, and recorded 84,709 COVID-19 cases (38,769 males and 45,940 females).

Under the National Vaccination Programme for COVID-19, the total number of people with at least one dose is 162,630 (71.2 per cent of the eligible population).

The total number of people who are fully vaccinated is 153, 546. This represents 56.7 per cent of the total population or 67.2 per cent of the eligible population. The eligible population represents those who are 12 years and older.

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