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March 31st, 2022

A total of 192 new COVID-19 cases, 85 males and 107 females, were identified from the 1,013 tests conducted by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory on Wednesday, March 30th.

The cases comprise 37 people under the age of 18, and 155 who are 18 years and older.

There were 56 people in isolation facilities, while 1,249 were in home isolation.

As at March 30th, the virus had claimed 374 lives.

The public health laboratory has carried out 612,282 tests since February 2020, and recorded 59,272 COVID-19 cases (27,468 males and 31,804 females).

Under the National Vaccination Programme for COVID-19, the total number of individuals with at least one dose is 161,114 (70.5 per cent of the eligible population). The total number of fully vaccinated people is 151,139 (55.8 per cent of the total population or 66.2 per cent of the eligible population).

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

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