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  • Tue, 29 Sep 2020 09:27

    Covid-19: Benguela RTPCR Laboratory broken

    Benguela - At least two thousand samples are pending due to a breakdown at the only Covid-19 testing laboratory (RTPCR) in Benguela, which serves the central and southern regions of the country, the director of the Health Office, Manuel António Cabinda, said Monday.

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  • Mon, 24 Aug 2020 20:58

    Covid-19: Benguela recovers two patients

    Benguela - Two of the 12 patients who had tested positive for Covid-19 in Benguela have recovered in the last 24 hours, informed today, Monday, the director of the Provincial Health Office, António Manuel Cabinda.

  • Wed, 05 Aug 2020 13:10

    Covid-19: Suspicious cases in Catumbela ruled out

    Catumbela - The Health authorities of the Municipality of Catumbela, in the centre-west Benguela Province, ruled out last Tuesday the existence of suspected cases of the new coronavirus, after the intensification of screening in the communities.

  • Thu, 04 Jun 2020 08:24

    Covid-19: Benguela receives biosafety material

    Benguela - Eighteen tons of biosafety materials for the protection of health technicians and users arrived Wednesday, in the city of Benguela, as part of the prevention and fight against covid-19.

  • Wed, 13 May 2020 13:08

    Alassola factory to produce 500k masks/month

    Benguela - The Alassola textile factory, located in the city of Benguela, country’s centre-west, will produce 500,000 face masks per month, as part of the programme to prevent the spread of the covid-19 pandemic in the country.

  • Wed, 29 Apr 2020 16:40

    Covid-19: Governor Rui Falcão calls for greater border control

    Benguela - The Benguela province governor Rui Falcão Tuesday asked the health staff, security and public order forces to redouble the control at border posts in the region in order to enforce the Presidential Decree, extending the State of Emergency (from March 26 to May 10).

  • Thu, 23 Apr 2020 17:36

    OIC NGO steps up HIV prevention test in risk groups

    Lobito - The executive director of the Community Interaction Organization (CIO) Rodrigues Boano Tomás Wednesday said that the non-governmental organization will strengthen the awareness among homosexuals and sex workers in Benguela to increase access to HIV testing and reduce cases of AIDS infection.

  • Wed, 22 Apr 2020 14:22

    Benguela receives seven Cuban doctors

    Benguela - Seven Cuban doctors of various specialties arrived last Tuesday in the centre-west Benguela Province to reinforce the action of the health units, as part of the fight against the covid-19.

  • Tue, 14 Apr 2020 14:08

    Covid-19: Over 4,000 people undergo screening

    Lobito - A least 4,013 passengers from Luanda were screened at a station installed in Canjala commune, Benguela province, from Saturday to Monday, after the inter-provincial circulation was authorized by the government.