Luanda - The Angolan health authorities announced, on Thursday, the registration, in the last 24 hours, of 265 patients recovered from Covid-19, 244 new infections and five deaths

According to the Secretary of State for Public Health, Franco Mufinda, who spoke at the usual data update session, 243 recovered are from Luanda, seven from Zaire, six in Cabinda, three in Benguela, two in Cuanza Norte, and Bengo, Cuanza Sul, Huíla and Moxico with, respectively, one person each.

The ages of people recovered, he pointed out, varying from one month to 93 years.

As for the new positive cases, he indicated that they involve citizens whose ages are between one and 79 years old, 146 of whom are male and 98 are female.

According to the official, there are 229 cases diagnosed in the province of Luanda, 11 in Cabinda, three in Cuanza Norte and one in Benguela.

He informed that the deaths occurred in the province of Luanda and involve Angolans, three of whom are male and two are female, between 29 and 83 years old.

Angola has 8,582 positive cases, with 260 deaths, 3,305 recovered and 5,017 assets.

Of the assets, nine are in critical condition with invasive mechanical ventilation, 23 severe, 117 moderate, 438 with mild symptoms and 4,432 asymptomatic.

Health authorities follow 591 patients admitted to treatment centers in the country.