Angola: Covid-19 - Angola Reports 18 Deaths, 280 Recoveries

Luanda — Angola registered, for the first time, 18 deaths of Covid-19 since March 2020, the Secretary of State for Public Health, Franco Mufinda said on Monday.

According to the Government official, who was speaking at the usual session to update on the pandemic, the deaths, which involve 12 male and 6 female patients aged between 30 and 81 years, were registered in Luanda, with 11, in Huíla, with 4 and 3 in Cabinda.

Among those recovered, he said, 253 reside in Luanda, 20 in Huíla, 5 in Cabinda, 1 in Bié and 1 in Benguela.

The new cases, totalling 150, were diagnosed in Luanda, with 131, Huambo, with 14, Huíla, with 4, Bié, with 3, Benguela with 1 and Zaire with 1.

Among the new cases, whose ages range from 8 months to 83 years, are 92 men and 63 women.

There are 284 patients in hospitalization centres, while 40 are in institutional quarantine centres and 1,500 contacts of positive cases are under follow-up by medical authorities.

The laboratories have processed 1,115 samples, with a daily positivity rate of 13.8 per cent.

The overall picture indicates the registration of 30,791 positive cases, with 677 deaths, 25,995 recovered and 4,119 active. Of the active ones, 23 are critical, 42 severe, 165 moderate, 54 mild and 3,835 asymptomatic.

According to the Government official, who was speaking at the usual session to update on the pandemic, the deaths, which involve 12 male and 6 female patients aged between 30 and 81 years, were registered in Luanda, with 11, in Huíla, with 4 and 3 in Cabinda.

Among those recovered, he said, 253 reside in Luanda, 20 in Huíla, 5 in Cabinda, 1 in Bié and 1 in Benguela.

The new cases, totalling 150, were diagnosed in Luanda, with 131, Huambo, with 14, Huíla, with 4, Bié, with 3, Benguela with 1 and Zaire with 1.

Among the new cases, whose ages range from 8 months to 83 years, are 92 men and 63 women.

There are 284 patients in hospitalization centres, while 40 are in institutional quarantine centres and 1,500 contacts of positive cases are under follow-up by medical authorities.

The laboratories have processed 1,115 samples, with a daily positivity rate of 13.8 per cent.

The overall picture indicates the registration of 30,791 positive cases, with 677 deaths, 25,995 recovered and 4,119 active. Of the active ones, 23 are critical, 42 severe, 165 moderate, 54 mild and 3,835 asymptomatic.

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