Luanda - With the registration of 91 new positive cases from Covid-19 and the recovery of 278 patients in the last 24 hours, the total number of infected people in Angola is now 17 thousand and 240 doenntes, in this Christmas period.

Of the total number of cases registered between March and December 2020, six thousand and 587 are active patients, ten thousand and 254 recovered and 399 died, according to the Secretary of State for Public Health, Franco Mufinda.

When updating, today, the data of the pandemic in the country, the leader made it known that, of the total number of active, three patients are in critical condition, five serious, 70 moderate, 103 mild and six thousand and 406 asymptomatic.

Of the new cases recorded in the last 24 hours, 44 are from the province of Lunda Sul, 19 in Lunda Norte, 16 in Luanda, four in Bié, four in Huambo, two in Cabinda, one in Moxico and one in Zaire, aged between three 61 years.

Of the total number of people recovered in that period, 238 are from Luanda and 40 from Namibe province. At least, there is no death record.

Regarding laboratory activity, 1,031 samples were processed by RT-PCR in the last 24 hours, resulting in 91 infected, representing a daily positivity rate of 8.8 percent.

The total of processed samples, since last March, is 303 thousand and 818, being 17 thousand and 240 positive, representing an accumulated positivity rate of 5.7 percent.

Currently, treatment centers are monitoring 181 patients, while 4,223 contacts are under surveillance by health authorities.



Secretary of State for Public Health, Franco Mufinda