The island recorded eight new positive cases of COVID-19 – two men and six women – on Tuesday, March 23.
They were identified from among the 441 tests conducted by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory. A total of 11 people recovered and were discharged from isolation. The number of cases in isolation is now 149.
There have been 3,582 confirmed cases – 1,718 females and 1,864 males – and 3,401 people have recovered since March 2020. Forty people have died from COVID-19.
The public health laboratory has so far completed 137,567 tests.
On Tuesday, 945 people were vaccinated as part of the National Vaccination Programme for COVID-19.
To date, a total of 62,765 vaccinations have been administered – 26,065 men and 36,700 women. (BGIS)