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Covid-19: Angola with 38 more cases and five deaths

Angola notified in the last 24 hours more 38 new cases of covid-19 and five deaths, also registering 142 recovered people, according to the latest epidemiological bulletin of the National Directorate of Public Health.

: Lusa
Lusa  

The cases were registered in Lunda Sul (12), Luanda (11), Moxico (10), Zaire (2), Kwanza Norte (2) and Benguela (1), with ages ranging from 1 to 71 years, 21 males and 17 females.

In this period five people died, three males and two females, aged between 3 and 76 years old, and 142 people recovered from the disease.

The laboratories processed 1671 samples by RT-PCR for a cumulative total of 815,043 samples with a positivity rate of 5.3 percent.

Angola currently counts 42,815 cases, of which 1016 deaths, 37,397 recovered and 4402 active, influencing three critical and 18 severe. 152 patients are hospitalized and 141 people are in institutional care.

The covid-19 pandemic has caused at least 4,220,816 deaths worldwide, among more than 197.8 million cases of infection by the new coronavirus, according to the most recent assessment by the France-Presse agency, released Sunday.

The respiratory disease is caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, detected in late 2019 in Wuhan, a city in central China, and currently with variants identified in countries such as the United Kingdom, India, South Africa, Brazil and Peru.

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