598 new virus cases

A total of 598 people, 263 males and 335 females, tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) from the 2 083 tests carried out on Monday, May 9, by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory.

The cases consisted of 173 people under the age of 18, and 425 who were 18 years and older.

There were 110 people in isolation facilities, while 4 295 were in home isolation.

As at May 9, there were 430 deaths related to COVID-19.

The public health laboratory has conducted 662 810 tests since February 2020, and recorded 74 454 COVID-19 cases (34 096 males and 40 358 females).

Under the National COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign, the total number of people with at least one dose is 161 899 (70.9 per cent of the eligible population).  The total number of fully-vaccinated people is 152 215 (56.2 per cent of the total population or 66.6 per cent of the eligible population).

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

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