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Covid-19: Almost half of positive cases in Mozambique have no symptoms

The Mozambican Ministry of Health released a report on the analysis of the epidemiological situation in the country yesterday.

The report reveals that about 45% of Mozambicans infected with the new coronavirus are asymptomatic. In a total of 16,326 registered clinical cases (as of the time of publication), 45% have no symptoms, 35% have mild symptoms, 16% have moderate symptoms, with 3% of positives without information and 1% with severe symptoms.

Mozambique has the lowest number of deaths per million inhabitants in the Southern African Development Community (SADC), according to the data released by health authorities. The list continues to be led by South Africa.

Since the first Covid-19 case in the country, 136 deaths have been registered, while 14,429 of the people have already been reported as recovered (88%).

According to the document, all Mozambican provinces have cases of hospitalization for covid-19, with the city of Maputo, the capital of the country, having the highest number, with 564, and the province of Niassa, in the north, the smallest number, with just one case.

The covid-19 pandemic caused at least 1,535,987 deaths from more than 67 million cases of infection worldwide, according to a report by the French agency AFP

In Africa, there are 53,856 confirmed deaths in more than 2.2 million people infected in 55 countries, according to the latest statistics on the continent’s pandemic.

The disease is transmitted by a new coronavirus detected in late December 2019 in Wuhan, a city in central China.

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