Wed, 15 Jul 2020 19:50 - Updated Wed, 15 Jul 2020 22:18
Covid-19: Angola announces community transmission
Luanda - Angolan health authorities Wednesday in Luanda admitted the country is actually experiencing cases of community spread of the covid-19 in the capital.
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Minister of State Pedro Sebastião
Photo: Pedro Parente
According to the minister of State and head of the Security Affairs Office to the Presidency, Pedro Sebastião, the covid-19 community transmission announcement follows the detection as of late of several cases with unknown links in Luanda after mass testing in various large public concentration places involving 15,139 people.
The authorities said as well 35 new positive cases of covid-19 have been detected in the country in the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 576 infections.
With the new cases reported, Angola’s covid-19 statistics show 576 positive cases (475 of local transmission), 27 deaths, 124 recoveries and 425 active patients.
- 15/07/2020 19:42:02
Luanda - Thirty five new positive cases of covid-19 and one death have been reported in the last 24 hours in Angola, bringing the total to 576 and 27 respectively.
- 13/07/2020 12:57:05
Luanda - With the exception of a member of the ruling MPLA Political Bureau who tested positive for Covid-19, the samples of the remaining members were negative, the Minister of Health, Sílvia Lutucuta, said Saturday in Luanda.
- 13/07/2020 10:28:19
Luanda - At least twelve people died from Covid-19 in Angola, when the month of July counts only 11 days (first third), overcoming the figure of the whole month of June, in which nine citizens died.