Luanda - The country registered, in the last 24 hours, another 263 new infections, two deaths and 22 recovered patients.

According to the Secretary of State for Public Health, Franco Mufinda, who spoke at the usual data update session, 166 were registered in Luanda, 32 in Benguela, 26 in Namibe, 14 in Cabinda, nine in Huíla, seven in Cuanza Norte and equal number in Zaire, one in Lunda Norte and the same number in Cuanza Sul.

The new patients, according to Franco Mufinda, are in the age group of one to 88 years old, being 181 males and 82 females.

The deaths, he said, occurred in Benguela, involving male and female Angolan citizens, aged 67 and 88, respectively.

Those recovered were all registered in Luanda.

The country has 9,644 positive cases, with 270 deaths, 3,530 recovered and 5,844 active.

Of the assets, 16 are in critical condition with invasive mechanical ventilation, 29 severe, 130 moderate, 402 mild and 5,267 asymptomatic.

There are 577 patients under medical care in the country's treatment centers.