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Over 2 700 in home isolation

Over 2 700 in home isolation

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The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory reported 322 new COVID-19 cases comprising 154 males and168 females, on Thursday, October 14 from 2 724 tests.

The new positives comprise 72 people who are under the age of 18, and 250 who are 18 years and older.

There are 576 people in isolation facilities, and 2 756 in home isolation.

One woman, aged 32, died at the Harrison Point Isolation Facility. She was unvaccinated.

To date, there have been 109 deaths.

Since March last year, confirmed COVID-19 cases stand at 12 427 (5 993 males and 6 434 females).

The public health laboratory carried out 352 994 tests since February 2020.

Under the National Vaccination Programme for COVID-19, 144 074 people or 63.1 per cent of the eligible population received at least one dose.

The number of fully vaccinated people is 115 187. This is 42.5 per cent of the total population or 50.4 per cent of the eligible population, those who are 12 years and older. (BGIS)