The Ministry of Health of Mozambique (MISAU) said on Sunday that the number of positive cases of COVID-19 rose from 35 to 39 in the country with four more diagnosed in the last 24 hours.
The latest four cases, all male, are related to the oil giant Total’s project in the country, said the National Director of Public Health of MISAU Rosa Marlene, speaking at a press conference in Maputo.
Currently from the 39 cases, there are still 31 people showing mild symptoms, said Marlene.
“Until today, 1,037 suspected cases have been tested, of which 85 in the last 24 hours. Of the new cases tested, 81 were negative and 4 were positive for the coronavirus. Therefore, our country currently has 39 positive cases, 31 of which are of local transmission and 8 imported”, said the director.
At the moment, the mapping and tracing of the contacts of these cases is taking place.
The cumulative cases of recovery increased from four to eight.