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148 new COVID-19 cases recorded

August 30th, 2022

The Ministry of Health and Wellness reported 148 new COVID-19 cases from the 679 tests conducted yesterday, by laboratories across the island.

Of the positive cases, 20 people are under the age of 18, and 128 are 18 years and older.

There were 80 people in isolation facilities, while 1,378 were in home isolation.

The laboratories conducted 754,506 tests since February 2020, and recorded 100,973 COVID-19 cases (45,649 males and 55,324 females).

Under the National Vaccination Programme for COVID-19, the total number of fully vaccinated people is 154,389 (57 per cent of the total population or 67.6 per cent of the eligible population).

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