There were 18 new positive cases of COVID-19 recorded on Saturday, March 20, from the 422 tests conducted by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory. They comprise eight men and 10 women.
Twenty-eight people recovered and were discharged from isolation. The number of cases in isolation is now 182.
The island has recorded 3,551 confirmed cases – 1,699 females and 1,852 males – and 3,330 people have recovered from the virus since March 2020. There have been 39 COVID-19 related deaths.
The public health laboratory has so far completed 136,463 tests.
On Saturday, 902 persons were vaccinated as part of the National Vaccination Programme for COVID-19. To date, a total of 61,108 vaccinations have been administered – 25,465 men and 35,643 women.