COVID-19 in Angola

Angola // 07 August, 2020

At least 1,483 cases and 64 deaths. Outbreak.

See the Ministry of Health website.

5 August: More cases reported since the last update. At least 520 cases have recovered.

31 July: Cases have been increasing throughout July. A total of 1,078 cases have been confirmed and the country has now reached ‘Outbreak’ status. There have been 48 fatalities and over 260 recoveries reported. The case fatality rate of 4.7% is among the highest in Africa. One infection of a health care worker is noted.

17 July: Since the last update another 155 cases have been reported with two deaths.

8 July: Additional cases reported taking the total tally to 386 cases and 21 deaths. Schools and Universities are closed till further notice.

2 July: Seven new cases and two deaths were reported in the last 24 hours. 

3 June: An increase in cases have been reported since the last update bringing the total to 86 cases. There have been no new fatalities and 18 recoveries.

26 May: Some more cases and deaths have been reported since the last update. Public Calamity Situation day is being observed today. National health fence will be maintained as a public health measure. Luanda will have a special health fence day from today until 9 June.

19 May:  A state of emergency was declared on 27 March and has been revised and was extended until 25 May. Educational institutions have been closed. Borders are closed however informal markets may remain open at limited timings.

9 May: Another eight new cases reported taking the total tally to 43. Authorities are encouraging citizens to use homemade masks to prevent spread of the virus. 

5 May: The total number of confirmed cases has reached 35, with five new cases reported. Of these, four were local transmissions and one was an imported case from a Guinea Conakry national. There have been no new deaths since our last report on 30 March.

21 April: The total number of cases has reached 24.

30 March: More cases have been reported, bringing the total number of cases to seven, including two deaths.


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