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COVID-19 Update for September 29

COVID-19 Update for September 29

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There were 34 new COVID-19 cases, 16 males and 18 females, recorded on Thursday, September 29, from the 323 tests conducted by laboratories across the island.

The cases consisted of 11 people under the age of 18, and 23 who were 18 years and older.

The number of people in isolation facilities was 26, while 182 were in home isolation.

A 90-year-old man died as a result of the virus on Thursday.

As at September 29, there were 560 COVID-19 related deaths.

The laboratories conducted 765 701 tests since February 2020, and recorded 102 580 COVID-19 cases (46 401 males and 56 179 females).

Under the National Vaccination Programme for COVID-19, the number of people with at least one dose is 163 640 (71.6 per cent of the eligible population). The number of fully vaccinated is 154 665 (57.1 per cent of the total population or 67.7 per cent of the eligible population).

The eligible population represents those who are 12 years and older. (BGIS)