A total of 46 new COVID-19 cases, 22 males and 24 females, were recorded from the 343 tests conducted on Tuesday, September 13, by laboratories across the island.

The cases comprised seven persons under the age of 18, and 39 who were 18 years and older. There were 38 people in isolation facilities, while 356 were in home isolation.

The virus claimed the life of a 65-year-old man on Tuesday. As at September 13, there were 559 COVID-19 related deaths.

The laboratories conducted 760,736 tests since February 2020, and recorded 102,025 COVID-19 cases (46,142 males and 55,883 females).

Under the National Vaccination Programme for COVID-19, the total number of persons with at least one dose is 163,476 (71.6 per cent of the eligible population). 

The total number of fully vaccinated persons is 154,516 (57 per cent of the total population or 67.7 per cent of the eligible population).  The eligible population represents those persons who are 12 years and older. 

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