Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation

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August 24th, 2022

There were 221 new COVID-9 cases recorded from the 877 tests conducted on Tuesday, August 23rd, by laboratories across the island.

The cases comprise 26 people under the age of 18, and 195 who are 18 years and older.

The number of people in isolation facilities is 70, while 2,241 were in home isolation.

The laboratories conducted 751,102 tests since February 2020, and recorded 100,191 COVID-19 cases (45,296 males and 54,895 females).

Under the National Vaccination Programme for COVID-19, the total number of fully vaccinated people is 154,321 (56.9 per cent of the total population or 67.6 per cent of the eligible population).

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