Angola: COVID-19 - Cleaning and Sanitation Firms Step Up Efforts

Luanda — Five Solid Waste Management and Collection Operators of the Luanda province combined effort to tackle Coronavirus pandemic (COVDI-19).

They are Sambiente Lda, Recoflix, Elisal, Vista West, whose operation actions are expected to cover almost everywhere in the country's capital.

Sambiente Lda is implanting the mobile incinerator in Calumbo, in Luanda. The firm is in charge of the management and disposal of the waste generated in the quarantine centers Calumbo I and II.

In turn, Recoflix will install suitable containers and also disinfect, collect and transport waste from the quarantine centers Calumbo I and II, as well as from the reference hospital in Barra do Cuanza.

Elisal will support Recoflix with vehicles and technicians in the installation and transport of containers.

Vista West, another cleaning firm, is tasked with collecting the waste from the quarantine centers of the Victoria Gardene, Infotur hotel to the Calumbo mobile unit and will continue with the public road decontamination actions in the municipalities of Belas and Talatona.

Angola confirmed eight positive cases, two of those infected have died, one cured.

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