222 new virus cases

The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory identified 222 new coronavirus (COVID-19) cases (106 males and 116 females) from the 1 315 tests conducted on Monday, February 21.

Of the positive cases, 35 people were under the age of 18, and 187 were 18 years and older.

There were 99 people in isolation facilities, and 3 116 in home isolation.

As at February 21, the number of deaths from COVID-19 was 311.

The public health laboratory has carried out 578 917 tests since February 2020, and recorded 54 106 COVID-19 cases (25 132 males and 28 974 females).

Under the National COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign, the total number of people with at least one dose is 159 869 (70 per cent of the eligible population).

The total number of fully vaccinated people is 148 993 (55 per cent of the total population or 65.2 per cent of the eligible population).  The eligible population represents people who are 12 years and older. (BGIS)

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