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Covid-19: Angola reports record 355 new infections

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 22:15 - Updated Sun, 25 Oct 2020 22:14

Secretary of State Franco Mufinda Photo: Osvaldo Pedro

Luanda - Angola has recorded 355 new positive cases of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, the Health authorities announced, saying one patient died and 47 recovered in the same period.

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

Delivering the daily Covid-19 report, the official said 261 infections were recorded in Luanda, 52 in southern Huíla province, 19 in southern Cunene, 15 in northern Cuanza Norte, seven in northern Cabinda and one in central Huambo.

The ages of the newly infected patients range from two months to 88 years, 224 are males and 131 females, the official added.

The death was recorded in the capital, Luanda, involving a 65 years old Angolan woman.

Those recovered involve Luanda patients with ages from two to 62 years.

Angola’s Covid-19 statistics currently stands at 9,381 positive cases, 268 deaths, 3,508 recoveries and 5,605 active patients.