The information was provided by Miguel de Oliveira, inspector general of Health. Confirmation came from a reference laboratory in South Africa, to which the patient's blood samples had been sent. According to Angop, the analyzes did not reveal any presence of the virus.
The patient was admitted to Clínica Girassol on January 26th with a symptomatic flu picture, accompanied by high fevers. The Chinese citizen arrived in Luanda on the 16th, from China.
The situation confirmed that this is just a common flu, the patient was discharged this Saturday, February 1st.
This was the first suspected case of coravirus in Angola and southern Africa.