Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation

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May 6th, 2022

A total of 461 people (194 males and 267 females) tested positive for COVID-19 from the 1,500 tests carried out yesterday.

The cases comprise 97 people under the age of 18, and 364 who are 18 years and older.

There were 94 people in isolation facilities, while 3,760 were in home isolation.

The public health laboratory has conducted 657,095 tests since February 2020, and recorded 72,743 COVID-19 cases.

Under the National Vaccination Programme for COVID-19, the total number of people with at least one dose is 161,846 (70.9 per cent of the eligible population). The total number of fully vaccinated people is 152,133 (56.1 per cent of the total population or 66.6 per cent of the eligible population).

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