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Wed, 01 Jul 2020 15:41 - Updated Wed, 01 Jul 2020 15:41

Covid-19: Angola reported nine deaths in June

Luanda - The month of June, the first of the cold season, has proven to be fertile for the dissemination of Covid-19, with nine of the total of 13 deaths caused by this pandemic in Angola.

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The deaths, averaging two per week, involved patients aged 25 to over 60, mostly suffering from other chronic diseases.

In the previous three months, the country counted only four deaths from the covid-19 disease, which has affected the world since last December with the first diagnosed in Wuhan, China.

On June 30, the Secretary of State for Public Health, Franco Mufinda, announced the deaths of two people, 48 and 38 years old.

One of these patients is part of the group of six who are in critical condition and under assistance in the centers for treatment of the disease, according to the health official.

June witnessed a steep rise in cases of covid-19 infection, with a total of 182 reported in Angola.

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