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Covid-19: Angola with 453 confirmed cases and 26 deaths in the last 24 hours

Angola registered 453 cases, 26 deaths, the highest number for the third consecutive day since the beginning of the pandemic in the country, and 427 recovered from the disease, in the last 24 hours, announced this Thursday the health authorities.

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According to the epidemiological bulletin of the National Directorate of Public Health, positive cases were reported in 12 provinces across the country, with Luanda leading the list of infections with 324 out of 453 cases.

The cases, which affected people from 7 days of life and 86 years old, affected 246 males and 207 females.

Regarding deaths, 15 males and 11 females, aged between 6 months and 96 years, were reported in Luanda (11), Huíla (seven), Cuanza Sul (three), Benguela (two), Huambo (two) and Uíge (one).

In the same period, 427 people, aged between 1 and 79, were considered recovered from the disease, 384 in Luanda, 23 in Huíla, seven in Huambo, four in Benguela, three in Namibe and Moxico, two in Bié and one in Cunene.

With data from the last 24 hours, the country totaled 53,840 positive cases, 1460 deaths, 46,679 recoveries and 5701 active, of which 38 were in critical condition, 47 were severe, 171 were moderate, 89 were mild and 5356 were asymptomatic.

345 patients are hospitalized, 187 people are in institutional quarantine and 3199 contacts are under epidemiological surveillance.

The laboratories processed 3588 samples by RT-PCR, bringing the cumulative to 975,904 samples processed to date, with a positivity rate of 5.5 percent.

Covid-19 has caused at least 4,715,909 deaths worldwide, among more than 230 million infections with the new coronavirus registered since the beginning of the pandemic, according to the most recent report by the Agence France-Presse.

The respiratory disease is caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, detected at the end of 2019 in Wuhan, a city in central China, and currently with variants identified in several countries.

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