The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory conducted 457 tests on Friday, March 12, of which 13 were positive.
There were also 41 people who recovered from the virus. The number of active cases on the island has been reduced to 220.
The 13 new cases comprise six women and seven men. Seven of them were already at the Harrison Point Isolation Facility undergoing assessment.
The country has recorded 3,404 confirmed cases – 1,615 females and 1,789 males – and 3,147 persons have recovered since the first case was identified in March last year. There have been 37 COVID-19 deaths.
The public health laboratory has so far completed 133,061 tests.
As part of the National Vaccination Programme for COVID-19, 221 persons were vaccinated on Friday. To date, a total of 50,980 vaccinations have been administered – 21,448 men and 29,532 women.