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Wed, 01 Jul 2020 15:44 - Updated Wed, 01 Jul 2020 15:44

Covid-19: Local transmission moving fast in Angola

Luanda - Angola still has no community cases of Covid-19, but sees an increase in local transmission infections every day, currently estimated at 206, said Tuesday the Secretary of State for Public Health, Franco Mufinda.

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Franco Mufinda, State secretary for Public Health.

Photo: António Escrivão

The Health official, who was briefing on the Covid-19 in Angola, said that there were reported two more cases of local infection, rising from 204 to 206.

Mufinda warned the population that the disease remains serious and lethal, that is why prevention measures must be increasingly improved and put into practice.

 With six new cases on Tuesday, the number of positive cases of covid-19 with no epidemiological link increased to 43, involving people of various African nationalities from six to 60 years of age.

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