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COVID-19 Update for August 18

The Ministry of Well being and Wellness reported a complete of 246 new COVID-19 circumstances, 100 males and 146 females, from the 775 checks performed at laboratories throughout the island, on Thursday, August 18.

Of the constructive circumstances, 42 folks had been beneath the age of 18, and 204 had been 18 years and older.

There have been 69 folks in isolation amenities, whereas 3 655 had been in residence isolation.

As at August 18, there have been 529 COVID-19 associated deaths.

The general public well being laboratory has performed 747 502 checks since February 2020, and recorded 99 204 COVID-19 circumstances (44 842 males and 54 362 females).

Underneath the Nationwide Vaccination Programme for COVID-19, the variety of folks with at the least one dose is 163 108 (71.4 per cent of the eligible inhabitants).

The variety of totally vaccinated is 154 254 (56.9 per cent of the whole inhabitants or 67.5 per cent of the eligible inhabitants). The eligible inhabitants represents those that are 12 years and older. (BGIS)


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