The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory identified 210 new COVID-19 cases, 101 males and 109 females, from the 673 tests conducted on Tuesday, July 5.
Of the positive cases, 41 persons were under the age of 18, and 169 were 18 years and older. There were 112 people in isolation facilities, while 1,432 were in home isolation. As at July 5, there were 477 COVID-19 related deaths.
The public health laboratory has conducted 708,472 tests since February 2020, and recorded 85,331 COVID-19 cases (39,053 males and 46,278 females).
Under the National Vaccination Programme for COVID-19, the total number of persons with at least one dose is 162,658 (71.2 per cent of the eligible population).
The total number of fully vaccinated persons is 153,604 (56.7 per cent of the total population or 67.3 per cent of the eligible population). The eligible population represents those persons who are 12 years and older.