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8 new COVID cases, 8 recoveries

8 new COVID cases, 8 recoveries

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There were eight new COVID-19 positive cases recorded on Friday, April 16, while eight people recovered from the viral illness.

The new positives, four males and four females, were identified from the 410 tests conducted by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory. As a result, the number of people in isolation is 88.

Since the start of the pandemic in March 2020, there were 3 773 confirmed cases of COVID-19 (1 837 females and 1 936 males), and 3 656 persons recovered.  Forty-four people died from the virus.

The public health laboratory carried out 148 276 tests.

To date, 68 480 vaccinations, were administered to 28 272 men and 40 208 women under the National Vaccination Programme for COVID-19. (BGIS)