Covid-19: Angola reports 88 new infections, 80 recoveries

  • Secretary of State for Public Health, Franco Mufinda
Luanda - Angolan health authorities announced Friday the record of 88 new infections, 80 patients recovered and one death, in the last 24 hours.

According to the Secretary of State for Public Health, Franco Mufinda, who was speaking at the country's usual Covid-19 update session, 53 new cases were diagnosed in Lunda Norte, 15 in Luanda, eight in Huambo, five in Cuando Cubango, three in Cabinda, two in Uíge, one in Moxico and the same number in Malanje.

The list of new patients, whose ages range from 14 to 66, is made up of 75 men and 13 women.

It was reported that 80 patients were recovered, 46 from Huila, 23 from Luanda, eight from Benguela, two from Namibe and one from Cuanza Sul, aged between two and 71 years.

In relation to the death, Mr. Mufinda said that the patient was a 61-year old Angolan, resident in Luanda.

Angola has a record of 15,008 cases, with 342 deaths, 7,697 recovered and 6,969 active people.

Of the active cases, six are in critical condition with invasive mechanical ventilation, 13 severe, 176 moderate, 176 with mild symptoms and 6,598 asymptomatic.

The health authorities have followed up 371 patients admitted to treatment centres in the country.

According to the Secretary of State for Public Health, Franco Mufinda, who was speaking at the country's usual Covid-19 update session, 53 new cases were diagnosed in Lunda Norte, 15 in Luanda, eight in Huambo, five in Cuando Cubango, three in Cabinda, two in Uíge, one in Moxico and the same number in Malanje.

The list of new patients, whose ages range from 14 to 66, is made up of 75 men and 13 women.

It was reported that 80 patients were recovered, 46 from Huila, 23 from Luanda, eight from Benguela, two from Namibe and one from Cuanza Sul, aged between two and 71 years.

In relation to the death, Mr. Mufinda said that the patient was a 61-year old Angolan, resident in Luanda.

Angola has a record of 15,008 cases, with 342 deaths, 7,697 recovered and 6,969 active people.

Of the active cases, six are in critical condition with invasive mechanical ventilation, 13 severe, 176 moderate, 176 with mild symptoms and 6,598 asymptomatic.

The health authorities have followed up 371 patients admitted to treatment centres in the country.