Luanda - The health authorities registered, in the last 24 hours, 73 new positive cases and 22 recovered patients.

According to the Secretary of State for Public Health, Franco Mufinda, who was updating the pandemic data in the country, there are two cases registered in the municipality of Cazengo, province of Cuanza Norte, one in Cabinda and the first case in Lunda Sul .

According to Franco Mufinda, the first case of Covid-19 in the province of Lunda Sul, he is an Angolan citizen who violated the sanitary fence of Luanda, to go to the city of Saurimo, where he lives.

"Upon arrival in Saurimo, he was quarantined and samples were collected and sent to the National Institute for Fight Against AIDS laboratory in Luanda, where he identified himself, on the basis of molecular biology, as a positive case", asserted.

Among the new cases, he pointed out, whose ages range from 05 to 85 years old, are 41 male patients and 33 female patients.

To date, the official said, only three provinces in the country have no positive cases registered, namely Cuando Cubango, Namibe and Huambo.

Angola has 2,624 confirmed cases of Covid-19, with 107 deaths, 1,063 recovered patients and 1,454 active people.

Among the active patients, two are in critical condition with invasive mechanical ventilation, 23 severe, 36 moderate, 47 mild and 1,346 asymptomatic.