COVID-19 Update for March 14

The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory identified 128 new COVID-19 cases, 53 males and 75 females, from the 1 005 tests conducted on Monday, March 14.

Of the positive cases, 30 people were under the age of 18, and 98 were 18 years and older.

There were 46 people in isolation facilities, while 1 008 were in home isolation.

As at March 14, the number of deaths from the virus was 326.

The public health laboratory has carried out 599 379 tests since February 2020, and recorded 57 230 COVID-19 cases (26 522 males and 30 708 females).

Under the National Vaccination Programme for COVID-19, the number of people with at least one dose is 160 671 (70.3 per cent of the eligible population).  The number of fully vaccinated people is 150 419 (55.5 per cent of the total population or 65.9 per cent of the eligible population).  The eligible population represents those who are 12 years and older. (BGIS)


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