Praia, April 23 (Inforpress) – The Ministry of Health and Social Security today confirmed nine additional positive cases of COVID-19 in the municipality of Praia, bringing the number of infected people in Cabo Verde to 82.
In a statement released this morning, the Ministry of Health clarified that of these nine cases, seven are contacts from confirmed case and two were suspected cases that now became into confirmed cases.
“The confirmed cases of disease are, at the moment, stable and all in isolation”, the same source says, indicating that more samples were carried out in Praia, Calheta de São Miguel, North Santiago Regional Hospital and São Vicente, whose results were negative.
According to the Ministry of Health, “no positive cases of disease have been identified in any other municipality in the country in the last 72 hours”, calling attention, once again, to the “importance to people stay at their homes, respecting and complying with the rules of the state of emergency ”.
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