Luanda - The Angolan health authorities announced, on Friday, the registration of 88 new infections, 80 recovered patients and one death, 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, 53 new cases were diagnosed in Lunda Norte, 15 in Luanda, eight in Huambo, five in Cuando Cubango , three in Cabinda, two in Uíge, one in Moxico and an equal number in Malanje.

The list of new patients, whose ages range from 14 to 66 years old, is made up of 75 males and 13 females.

He informed that 80 patients were recovered, 46 from Huíla, 23 from Luanda, eight from Benguela, two from Namibe and one from Cuanza Sul, aged between two and 71 years.

Regarding death, Franco Mufinda informed that he is a 61-year-old Angolan citizen and resident in Luanda.

Angola has a record of 15,008 cases, with 342 deaths, 7,697 recovered and 6,969 active.

Of the assets, six are in critical condition with invasive mechanical ventilation, 13 severe, 176 moderate, 176 with mild symptoms and 6,598 asymptomatic.

Health authorities follow 371 patients admitted to treatment centers in the country.

Franco Mufinda, Secretary of State for Health