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November 12th, 2021

The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory identified a total of 284 new COVID-19 cases (130 males and 154 females) on Thursday, November 11th out of the 1,659 tests conducted.

Of the new cases, 56 people are under the age of 18, and 228 are 18 years and older.

There were 962 people in isolation facilities, and 6,803 in home isolation.

Under the National Vaccination Programme for COVID-19, the total number of individuals with at least one dose is 151,323 (66.3% of the eligible population). The total number of people who are fully vaccinated is 131,630 (48.6% of the total population or 57.6% of the eligible population).

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

The public health laboratory has carried out 410,786 tests since February last year and recorded 21,595 cases (10,398 males and 11,197 females) of COVID-19.

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