432 new virus cases

A total of 432 people, 203 males and 229 females, tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) from the 1 387 tests conducted on Wednesday, April 27, by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory.

The cases consisted of 85 people under the age of 18, and 347 who were 18 years and older.

There were 110 people in isolation facilities, while 4 126 were in home isolation.

The public health laboratory has conducted 646 867 tests since February 2020, and recorded 69 345 COVID-19 cases (31 871 males and 37 474 females). As at April 27, there were 390 deaths related to COVID-19.

Under the National COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign, the total number of people with at least one dose is 161 703 (70.8 per cent of the eligible population).

The total number of fully-vaccinated people is 151 918 (56.1 per cent of the total population or 66.5 per cent of the eligible population).  The eligible population represents people who are 12 years and older. (BGIS)

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