Angola: Covid-19 - Luanda and Cazengo Still Under Sanitary Cordon

Luanda — The province of Luanda and the municipality of Cazengo (Kwanza Norte) remain under sanitary fence until September 8th, in the scope of the prevention and combat of Covid-19.

According to the Presidential Decree updating the measures to prevent and combat the pandemic, the maintenance of the health cordon in the two localities is due to the fact that they have the highest record of positive cases of Covid-19 in the country.

According to the document, only humanitarian aid, patients, among others to be determined by the authorities, remains authorized to enter and leave the areas.

It also states that the violation of the health fence gives the right to a fine ranging from 200,000 to 250,000 kwanzas, plus the obligation to carry out a test paid by the offender.

Criminal penalties may be imposed on the offender.

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