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Sun, 18 Oct 2020 06:51 - Updated Sun, 18 Oct 2020 06:50

Covid-19: Angola records 240 new cases, 10 recoveries

Luanda - The health authorities have announced the registration, in the last 24 hours, of another 240 new infections, seven deaths and 10 patients recovered.

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Franco Mufinda, State Secretary for Public Health

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According to the Secretary of State for Public Health, Franco Mufinda, who was speaking at the usual update session, the figures were 123 men and 117 women, aged between one month and 84 years.

The new patients were diagnosed in Luanda province, with 199, Benguela, 21, Cunene, eight, the same number in Zaire, and one each in the provinces of Huambo, Cuanza Norte, Malanje and Benguela.

Four deaths were registered in Luanda, two in Benguela and one in Cuanza Sul.

Angola has 7,462 positive cases, with 241 deaths, 3,022 recoveries and 4,199 active patients.

Of the active cases, 12 are in a critical state with invasive mechanical ventilation, 20 severe, 103 moderate, 412 show mild symptoms and 3,650 asymptomatic.

Under medical care in the country's treatment centres, there are 590 patients.

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