Luanda - The Angolan health authorities reported, on Monday, the record of 78 recovered patients and 47 new cases, in the last 24 hours.

According to the Secretary of State for Public Health, Franco Mufinda, in the usual data update session, of the new cases, 42 were diagnosed in the province of Luanda, 3 in Zaire, 1 in Cuando Cubango and 1 in Benguela.

Of the new cases, whose ages vary from 13 to 99 years, 41 are male and 6 female.

As for recovered patients, according to Francisco Mufinda, 68 residing in Luanda, 8 in Benguela, 1 in Bié and 1 in Cuanza Sul.

In the last 24 hours, he said, 976 samples were processed by RT-PCR, with a daily rate of 4.8 percent.

The overall picture points to 20,854 positive cases, with 508 deaths, 19,400 recovered, 946 active. Of the assets, 12 severe, 22 moderate, 24 mild and 888 asymptomatic.

The country's average recovery rate is 96 percent, while the lethality rate is set at 2.4 percent.

In the institutional quarantine centers there are 53 people and 1,456 contacts are under epidemiological surveillance.


Secretary of State for Public Health, Franco Mufinda