Thirteen new cases of COVID-19, six females and seven males, were reported by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory. The facility carried out 1,381 tests on Tuesday, August 17.
The number of people in isolation is 127.
Confirmed COVID-19 cases recorded since March 2020, have reached 4,594 (2,237 females and 2,357 males). The virus has claimed 48 lives.
A total of 242,920 tests have been conducted by the laboratory.
Public health officials have administered 101,228 first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 87,096 persons have received second doses. Those who are fully vaccinated represent 32.1 per cent of the population.