There were 183 positive COVID-19 cases, 82 males and 101 females, reported for Wednesday, November 24. The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory carried out 1,431 tests.
The new cases comprised 38 persons under the age of 18, and 145 who were 18 years and older. A total of 570 people were in isolation facilities, and 4,095 in home isolation.
One person died from the virus on Wednesday. A 91-year-old woman passed away at the Harrison’s Point Isolation Facility. She was unvaccinated. As at November 24, the number of people who died from the viral illness was 216.
The public health laboratory has carried out 430,808 tests since February last year, and recorded 24,615 cases (11,754 males and 12,861 females) of COVID-19.
Under the National Vaccination Programme for COVID-19, the total number of persons with at least one dose is 153,261 (67.1 per cent of the eligible population). The total number of persons who are fully vaccinated is 135,721 (50.1 per cent of the total population or 59.4 per cent of the eligible population). The eligible population represents those persons who are 12 years and older.