Timor records yet another death and cases rise nationwide – LUSA

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Dili, 15 ago 2021 (Lusa) – East Timor today recorded another death of a person infected with SARS-CoV-2, bringing to 30 the total deaths associated with the pandemic, with the number of new cases rising nationwide.
According to the Integrated Center for Crisis Management (IGC) today, the victim was a 76-year-old male, with a clinical history of tuberculosis and was diagnosed with acute respiratory failure syndrome on Friday.
The IGC explains that in the last 24 hours there have been 142 more new cases and 13 recovered cases, with the total active cases exceeding 2.000 (2.068) and the total accumulated since the beginning of the pandemic rising to 12.565.
Dili recorded 92 new cases, returning to being the region with the most active cases in the country (831), Covalima 23, Baucau 13, the Oecusse-Ambeno Special Administrative Region (RAEOA) recorded 11, Ainaro two and Aileu one
In the last 24 hours almost 590 tests have been done nationwide.
The national incidence rate is now 11,2 per 100 inhabitants.
The number of patients at Vera Cruz isolation center increased to 44, of whom nine considered in serious condition (one with ventilator and eight with oxygen), and 14 in a moderate state.
In vaccination, 45,1 % of people aged 18 + in East Timor have already received the first dose, with 16,9 % getting full vaccination.
In Dili, they already have the first dose of 70,7 % of the population over 18 and full vaccination is 49,1 %.
Ermera, the second region of the country with the most active cases, remains the municipality with the lowest vaccination rate, with only 15,8 % with the first dose and 2,7 % with the full vaccination.
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