Mon, 26 Oct 2020 19:51 - Updated Mon, 26 Oct 2020 19:51
Covid-19: Angola reports 263 new infections, 22 recoveries
Luanda - The country has registered a further 263 new infections, two deaths and 22 recovered patients in the last 24 hours.
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Franco Mufinda, State secretary for Public Health
Photo: Osvaldo Pedro
According to the Secretary of State for Public Health, Franco Mufinda, who was speaking at the usual update session on the pandemic, 166 were registered in Luanda, 32 in Benguela, 26 in Namibe, 14 in Cabinda, nine in Huila, seven in Kwanza Norte and the same number in Zaire, one in Lunda Norte and the same number in Cuanza Sul.
The new patients, according to Franco Mufinda, are between one and 88 years of age, 181 male and 82 female.
The deaths, he said, occurred in Benguela, involving male and female Angolan citizens, 67 and 88 years old, respectively.
The recovered cases were all registered in Luanda.
The country has 9,644 positive cases, with 270 deaths, 3,530 recovered and 5,844 active patients.
Of the active cases, 16 are in critical condition with invasive mechanical ventilation, 29 severe, 130 moderate, 402 mild and 5,267 asymptomatic.
Under medical care in the country's treatment centres are 577 patients.
- 24/10/2020 13:56:39
Luanda - Angola?s Health minister Sílvia Lutucuta said Friday that the increase in cases of Covid-19, in the last two weeks, 30 percent of the total cases, was due to the non-compliance with the measures laid down by Presidential Decree on the Disaster Situation, in force.
- 24/10/2020 09:10:56
Luanda - At least 2,648 people have got infected in the last 15 days in Angola, which is 30 percent of the total number of positive cases so far recorded in the country.
- 23/10/2020 20:17:48
Luanda - The Angolan health authorities announced Friday the registration of 247 new infections, five deaths and 79 recovered patients.