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COVID-19 Update for July 15

COVID-19 Update for July 15

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There were 244 new COVID-19 cases, 85 males and 159 females, recorded from the 766 tests conducted by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory on Friday, July 15.

The cases consisted of 46 people under the age of 18, and 198 who were 18 years and older.

The number of people in isolation facilities was 33, while 1 879 were in home isolation.

As at July 15, there were 479 COVID-19 related deaths.

The public health laboratory has conducted 715 613 tests since February 2020, and recorded 87 463 COVID-19 cases (39 961 males and 47 502 females).

Under the National Vaccination Programme for COVID-19, the number of people with at least one dose is 162 807 (71.3 per cent of the eligible population).

The number of fully vaccinated persons is 153 809 (56.8 per cent of the total population or 67.3 per cent of the eligible population).  The eligible population represents those persons who are 12 years and older. (BGIS)