Category Archives: Medical

Mozambique: 29 More Coronavirus Cases Diagnosed

Maputo — A further 29 cases of the coronavirus that causes the Covid-19 respiratory disease have been diagnosed in Mozambique, according to a Tuesday press release from the Ministry of Health. Since the first case was diagnosed, on 22 March, 48,653 people have been tested for the coronavirus, 866 of them in the previous 24

Mozambique: Health Authorities Announce Another Covid-19 Death

Maputo — The Mozambican health authorities on Monday announced a further death from the Covid-10 respiratory disease, bringing the number of deaths since the start of the pandemic to eleven. Speaking at a Maputo press conference, the deputy national director of public health, Benigna Matsinhe, said the victim was a 26 year old Mozambican woman

Mozambique: Health Authorities Announce Another Covid-19 Death

Maputo — The Mozambican health authorities on Monday announced a further death from the Covid-10 respiratory disease, bringing the number of deaths since the start of the pandemic to eleven. Speaking at a Maputo press conference, the deputy national director of public health, Benigna Matsinhe, said the victim was a 26 year old Mozambican woman

Mozambique: A Further 56 COVID-19 Patients, and 64 Recoveries

Maputo — The Mozambican health authorities reported on Sunday a further 56 cases of the Covid-19 respiratory disease, but also announced that another 64 patients have made a full recovery from the disease. A Sunday press release from the Ministry of Health said that, since the start of the pandemic, 46,556 people have been tested

South Africa: Miners Screened Before Returning to South Africa

Maputo — More than 500 Mozambican mineworkers were screened for the Covid-19 respiratory disease on their return to South Africa at the cross-border Occupational Health Centre set up by the International Organisaton for Migration (IOM), in cooperation with the Mozambican health and labour ministries. The centre was initially set up to screen miners for tuberculosis,

Mozambique: Pandemic Shuts Down Buzi Gas Exploration

Maputo — The Covid-19 pandemic has forced Mozambique’s National Hydrocarbon Company (ENH) to interrupt the exploratory opening of wells, looking for oil and natural gas in Buzi district, in the central province of Sofala. After initial attempts in the 1960s, the search for hydrocarbons in Buzi resumed early this year. The operators in Buzi are