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455 new COVID-19 cases recorded

May 7th, 2022

A total of 455 people (212 males and 243 females) have tested positive for COVID-19 from the 1,487 tests conducted by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory.

The cases comprise 101 people under the age of 18, and 354 who are 18 years and older. There were 111 in isolation facilities, while 3,390 were in home isolation.

The public health laboratory has conducted 658,562 tests since February 2020 and recorded 73,198 COVID-19 cases (33,532 males and 39,666 females).

Under the National Vaccination Programme for COVID-19, the total number of people with at least one dose is 161,871 (70.9 per cent of the eligible population).

The total number of people who are fully vaccinated is 152,169 (56.1 per cent of the total population or 66.6 per cent of the eligible population).

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