ANGOP - Angola Press News AgencyANGOP - Angola Press News Agency

Go to homepage
Luanda

Max:

Min:

Home » News » Politics

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 09:41 - Updated Sun, 07 Jun 2020 09:39

President makes positive assessment of new Covid-19 Centre

Luanda - The President of the Republic, João Lourenço, gives a positive note to the new Screening and Treatment Centre for Covid-19 infected patients, a unit already functional assigned to Girassol clinic, with a capacity for 90 beds.

Send by email

To share this news by email, fill out the information below and click Send

Correct

To report errors in the texts of articles published, fill out the information below and click Send

President of Republic, João Lourenço, visits Covid-19 screening and treatment Centre of Girassol Clinic in Viana

Photo: Pedro Parente

At the end of his visit, on Saturday morning, to the Centre located at kilometre 27 of the Catete road, municipality of Viana, in Luanda, the Head of State made a positive assessment of the new health infrastructure.

"This unit is very well equipped in means and human capital", said President João Lourenço.

In statements to the press, he said this is another public hospital unit placed at the service of people who may be affected by covid-19 or other pathologies "as serious as this".

Accompanied by the first lady, Ana Dias Lourenço, the President of the Republic highlighted the fact that this visit to the new centre in Viana happened a few days after being in the Field Hospital of the Special Economic Zone (ZEE) Luanda/Bengo.

Tags Saúde  

Read also
  • 06/06/2020 14:08:51

    Covid-19: Defence minister demands greater involvement of military personnel

    Lubango - The personnel of the Angolan Armed Forces (FAA) must continue to assume an exemplary stance, joining the National Police in protecting and maintaining order to avoid the spread of the covid-19 pandemic among Angolans.

  • 03/06/2020 08:24:47

    President announces health facilities to handle epidemics

    Luanda - Angolan government is putting in place referral hospitals to handle any epidemics that might emerge in the country, President João Lourenço said Tuesday in Luanda.

  • 11/05/2020 16:06:08

    New state of emergency in force

    Luanda - A new 15-day state of emergency period going until May 25 has taken effect as from 00:00 am on Monday, as part of the measures put in place to contain the expansion of the covid-19 pandemic in the country.