Luanda - The Angolan health authorities announced, this Saturday, the registration, in the last 24 hours, of 173 patients recovered from Covid-19, 64 new infections and two deaths.


According to the Secretary of State for Public Health, Franco Mufinda, who spoke at the usual Covid-19 data update session in the country, of the recovered, 81 are from Zaire, 60 from Luanda, 31 from Cuando Cubango and one from Huambo, aged between five and 70 years.

As for the new positive cases, he pointed out that they involve citizens whose ages range from 15 days to 67 years, 37 of whom are male and 27 are female.

According to the official, there are 29 cases diagnosed in the province of Luanda, 26 in Cuanza Norte, six in Cuanza Sul and one each in Lunda Sul, Huambo and Cuando Cubango.

He informed that the deaths are of two Angolans, 58 and 81 years old, one resident in Luanda and another in Zaire.

Angola has 16,626 positive cases, 386 deaths, 9,518 recovered and 6,722 active.

Of the assets, four are in critical condition with invasive mechanical ventilation, seven severe, 74 moderate, 144 with mild symptoms and 6,493 asymptomatic.

Health authorities follow 229 patients admitted to treatment centers in the country




Franco Mufinda, Secretary of State for Health