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Thu, 13 Aug 2020 12:11 - Updated Thu, 13 Aug 2020 12:10

Covid-19: Huíla joins statistics of provinces with cases

Lubango - Southern Huíla province detected Wednesday the first positive case of Covid-19, four months after the country had reported the first cases of the disease, bringing to 14 the number of the provinces with the pandemic.

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The fact was confirmed Thursday to ANGOP by a source close to the Provincial Health Office of Huíla province. 

The case has to do with a 35-year-old female asymptomatic, and is said to have been in contact with infected person from Luanda, who died due to the pandemic.

The woman, who returned from Luanda is receiving treatment in Quilemba satellite city, according to the source.

The source also quoted other 30 people, who are believed to have direct contact with the case, as having tracked down  and are moved to Quilemba institutional quarantine center for screening procedures.

 However, the laboratory has a daily tasting capacity for 120 tests ,with the results to be available in 48 hours.

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