302 new virus cases

The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory identified 302 new coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, 132 males and 170 females, from the 840 tests conducted on Monday, April 18.

The cases comprised 54 people under the age of 18, and 248 who were 18 years and older.

There were 86 people in isolation facilities, while 2 830 were in home isolation.

As at April 18, there were 386 deaths related to COVID-19.

The public health laboratory has conducted 633 709 tests since February 2020, and recorded 65 096 COVID-19 cases (30 018 males and 35 078 females).

Under the National COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign, the total number of people with at least one dose is 161 509 (70.7 per cent of the eligible population). The total number of fully-vaccinated people is 151 638 (56 per cent of the total population or 66.4 per cent of the eligible population).

The eligible population represents people who are 12 years and older. (BGIS)

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