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Sun, 06 Sep 2020 10:20 - Updated Sun, 06 Sep 2020 10:20

Bie/Covid-19: Results hold back lockdown lifting

Cuito - Lifting in cordon sanitaire in some zones of the capital city of the central Bie province, Cuito, will continue to be conditioned to the results of the positive case contacts of the former.

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Bié: Vista da cidade do Cuito

Photo: Leonardo Castro

Bié: Director do Gabinete Provincial da Saúde, João Campos

Photo: Bartolomeu do Nascimento

Local health source said that the lockdown easing on Rua Teófilo Braga and Sociedade Geografia neighborhoods will depend on results of the samples being processed

Speaking to the press on Saturday, João Campos, the Commission spokesman and Director of the local Health Office, also announced that "many samples" are still being processed at the General Hospital of Benguela.

Rua Teófilo Braga and Sociedade Geografia neighborhoods have been under cordon sanitaire since 23 and 25 August after the local health authorities to have detected a positive case in Teófilo Braga, involving a 40-year-old citizen , who presented a clinical condition of pneumonia.

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