Luanda - The Angolan health authorities announced, this Wednesday, the registration of 79 new infections of Covid-19, 73 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, 67 new cases were diagnosed in Luanda, five in Huambo, four in Lunda Sul and one each in Lunda North, Cabinda and Uíge.

The list of new patients, whose ages range from one to 78 years, is made up of 46 males and 33 females.

He informed that 73 patients were recovered, 28 from Malanje, 18 from Uíge, 15 from Luanda, nine from Cuanza Sul and three from Namibe, aged between two and 70 years.

Regarding deaths, Franco Mufinda informed that there are two Angolan citizens, resident in Zaire, one male and one female, aged 34 and 67 years, respectively.

Angola has a record of 14,821 cases, with 340 deaths, 7,517 recovered and 6,964 active.

Of the assets, five are in critical condition with invasive mechanical ventilation, 13 severe, 175 moderate, 185 with mild symptoms and 6,586 asymptomatic.

Health authorities follow 378 patients admitted to treatment centers in the country.


Franco Mufinda, Secretary of State for Health