96 new virus cases

There were 96 new COVID-19 cases, 44 males and 52 females, recorded from the 530 tests carried out by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory on Tuesday, June 14.

Of the positive cases, 23 people were under the age of 18, and 73 were 18 years and older.

The number of people in isolation facilities was 25, while 1 078 were in home isolation.

The Coroner’s Office reported that there were three additional deaths related to COVID-19 which occurred in the community within the past two weeks.

Therefore, 471 deaths related to COVID-19 were recorded as of June 14.

The public health laboratory has conducted 695 574 tests since February 2020, and recorded 82 545 COVID-19 cases (37 620 males and 44 925 females).

Under the National COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign, the total number of people with at least one dose is 162 533 (71.2 per cent of the eligible population).  The total number of fully vaccinated people is 153 124 (56.5 per cent of the total population or 67 per cent of the eligible population).

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

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