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Tue, 14 Apr 2020 12:28 - Updated Tue, 14 Apr 2020 12:27

Covid-19: Six people discharged from quarantine in Cuanza Sul

Sumbe - At least six people from the Democratic Republic of Congo concluded Monday home quarantine imposed by the health authorities of Cuanza Sul province, after they did not show symptoms of the Covid-19.

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Cuanza-Sul: Sumbe city Marginal

Photo: Cortesia de: Paulino Neto

These citizens were part of a group of 22 quarantined, 16 of whom were discharged on April 7.

At the moment, they are only making efforts to keep at home for 14 days all citizens coming from Luanda on the exceptional opening days of the health fence.

Speaking to the press, the director of the Provincial Health Office, Felizardo Manuel, said that the discharge process complied with protocols of the Health Ministry and recommendations of the World Health Organization (WHO).

He called on the population to continue to comply and respect the guidelines of the Ministry of Health on individual and collective prevention measures against the pandemic.

Angola has 19 positive cases, of which two people have lost their lives, four have recovered and 15 are being followed up in the reference hospital units in Luanda.

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