Daily Archives: June 18, 2020

Mozambique: Number of COVID-19 Patients Hospitalised Rises to Eight

  Maputo — Mozambique’s National Director of Public Health, Rosa Marlene, announced on Wednesday that the number of Covid-19 patients whose condition is deemed serious enough to warrant hospitalisation has risen from three to eight. Speaking in Maputo, at the Ministry of Health’s daily press conference on the Covid-19 situation, Marlene said that four of

Mozambique: Epidemiological Study Begins in Nampula

Maputo — The government of the northern Mozambican province of Nampula on Wednesday urged the population of the provincial capital, Nampula city, to collaborate with the health authorities for the success of the epidemiological survey launched that day. The survey takes the form of rapid blood tests to determine the prevalence of the Covid-19 respiratory

Mozambique: 30% Risk Allowance Granted to Health Workers

Maputo — The Mozambican government has approved a risk allowance of 30 per cent for health professionals working under exceptional conditions, facing threats from epidemic diseases. Announcing this danger money in Maputo on Wednesday, at the end of a meeting of the Council of Ministers (Cabinet), the government spokesperson, Deputy Justice Minister Filimao Suaze, made

Mozambique: Attitudes Beginning to Change in Nampula

Maputo — The deputy general director of the National Health Institute (INS), Eduardo Samo Gudo, believes that in the northern Mozambican city of Nampula, intensive work to make people aware of the need to take preventive measures against the Covid-19 respiratory disease is beginning to bear fruit. Nampula city has become the part of Mozambique

Mozambique: Government Warns of Tougher Measures

  Maputo — The Mozambican government has warned that, if widespread defiance of the measures ordered under the state of emergency continues, then it may impose tougher restrictions to halt the spread of the Covid-19 respiratory disease. At the end of a meeting in Maputo on Wednesday of the Council of Ministers (Cabinet), the government