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Sun, 13 Sep 2020 19:40 - Updated Mon, 14 Sep 2020 19:06

Covid-19: 53 new infections, two deaths and 12 recoveries reported in 24 hours

Luanda - Fifty-three new positive cases of covid-19 have been detected in Angola in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 3.388

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Secretary of State Franco Mufinda

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Speaking at the daily covid-19 update briefing Sunday evening in Luanda, the secretary of State for Public Health said two deaths and 12 recoveries have been reported in the country in the same period.

According to Franco Mufinda, the new positive cases of the pandemic have been reported in northern Cabinda province with four and 49 in the capital, Luanda.

The official added that the new patients with ages ranging from seven to 76 years include 43 males and 10 females.

The dead are a 45-year old Lebanese national and one 67-year old Angolan, both Luanda residents. The 12 recovered patients are all also resident in the capital.

With the new data, Angola’s covid-19 statistics show 134 deaths, 1.301 recoveries and 1.953 active patients.

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