Luanda - The Angolan health authorities announced, this Friday, the registration of 171 new infections of Covid-19, 76 recovered patients and two deaths, in the last 24 hours.

According to the Secretary of State for Public Health, Franco Mufinda, who spoke at the usual Covid-19 data update session in the country, 111 new cases were diagnosed in Luanda, 15 in Cabinda, 12 in Cuanza Norte, nine in Huambo, eight in Namibe, five in Cunene, the same number in Cuando Cubango, three in Uíge and one case each in Benguela, Huíla and Lunda Norte.

The list of new patients, whose ages range from one to 73 years old, is made up of 115 males and 56 females.

He informed that 76 patients were recovered, 44 from Huíla, 29 from Luanda, two from Namibe and one from Malanje, aged between 24 and 56 years.

Regarding deaths, Franco Mufinda informed that there are two Angolan citizens, male and female, aged 34 and 45, respectively, and residents in Luanda.

Angola has a record of 13,228 cases, with 317 deaths, 6,326 recovered and 6,585 active.

Of the assets, nine are in critical condition with invasive mechanical ventilation, 19 severe, 186 moderate, 415 with mild symptoms and 5,956 asymptomatic.

Health authorities follow 629 patients admitted to treatment centers in the country.