Covid-19: Cape Verde with one more death and 56 new infected in 24 hours


Cape Verde today registered another death by covid-19, increasing to 286 the total number of deaths associated with the disease in the country, which in the last 24 hours diagnosed 56 more infected by the new coronavirus, announced the health authorities.

From a total of 1,331 samples analyzed by virology laboratories, the Ministry of Health and Social Security announced that there were 56 new positive cases, the largest number (13) in the municipality of São Filipe, on the island of Fogo.

Still on the island of Fogo, there is one more case in Santa Catarina and eight in Mosteiros, a municipality that recorded one more death caused by the disease, increasing to 286 the total number of deaths caused by the disease. covid-19 in Cape Verde since the beginning of the pandemic.

The remaining new cases were reported in Santiago (14), distributed in Praia (9), São Miguel and Santa Cruz (2 each) and one in Santa Catarina, in Brava (4), São Vicente (7), Sal (1) and Santo Antão (8), five in Ribeira Grande and three in Porto Novo.

In the last 24 hours, Cape Verdean health authorities have discharged another 72 people, with a total of 31,348 cases considered recovered.

With the new data, the country increased to 32,313 the positive cases accumulated since the beginning of the pandemic and now counts 660 active cases.

A pandemic of covid-19 caused at least 3,903,064 victims worldwide, resulting from 179.9 million officially diagnosed cases of infection, according to the balance made by the French agency AFP.

The respiratory disease is caused by the new SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, detected in late 2019 in Wuhan, a city in central China.


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