13 more test positive for COVID
Thirteen new cases of COVID-19, six females and seven males, were reported by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory from 1 381 tests on Tuesday, August 17.
The number of people in isolation is 127.
Confirmed COVID-19 cases recorded since March 2020 reached 4 594 (2 237 females and 2 357 males), and the virus claimed 48 lives.
A total of 242 920 tests were conducted by the laboratory.
Public health officials administered 101 228 first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 87 096 people received second doses. Those who are fully vaccinated represent 32.1 per cent of the population. (BGIS)