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Covid-19: Angola reports 289 new infections

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 20:04 - Updated Wed, 21 Oct 2020 20:04

Secretary of State Franco Mufinda Photo: Osvaldo Pedro

Luanda - Angola has detected 289 new positive cases of Covid-19, four deaths and three recoveries, the Health authorities have announced.

The information was released Wednesday in Luanda by the secretary of State for Public Health, Franco Mufinda.

According to the official, Angola’s capital, Luanda, recorded 249 infections, northern Cabinda reported 15, northern Uíge (15), northern Zaire (05), central Huambo (02) and Cuanza Norte (02). Central Benguela province has reported  one.

The newly infected include 196 males and 93 females, with ages from one month to 85 years.

Angola’s current Covid-19 figures show 8,338 positive cases, 255 deaths, 3,040 recoveries and 5,043 active patients.