Category Archives: Medical

Mozambique: Health Minister Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Maputo — Mozambican Health Minister Armindo Tiago announced on Tuesday that he has tested positive for the coronavirus that causes the Covid-19 respiratory disease. In a press release, Tiago said the test was administered on Monday morning, as a routine preparation for a trip abroad. “I have no symptoms”, said the Minister. “I am physically

Mozambique: Coronavirus Cases Pass the 10,000 Mark

Maputo — Mozambique has now passed the symbolic mark of 10,000 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 respiratory disease.A Sunday press release from the Ministry of Health said that, in the previous 24 hours, 157 more cases of Covid-19 had been diagnosed. Th…

Mozambique: Malaria Cases Increase, Malaria Death Toll Declines

Maputo — From January to August, 442 people in Mozambique are known to have died from malaria, according to Health Minister Armindo Tiago.Speaking in the beach resort of Bilene, in the southern province of Gaza, at the launch of a National Home Sprayin…

Mozambique: Health Ministry Wants ‘Transit Centres’ for Covid-19

Maputo — The Mozambican Ministry of Health is looking at ways of opening “transit centres” to hold seriously ill patients, given the lack of space for new patients in the Covid-19 isolation wards in Maputo city health units.The director of surveys at t…

Mozambique: Two More Covid-19 Deaths, and 172 New Cases

Maputo — The Mozambican health authorities on Wednesday announced two more deaths from the Covid-19 respiratory disease, and 172 new cases.According to a Ministry of Health press release, the latest victims are both Mozambican women, aged 52 and 55, wh…

Mozambique: Police Will Enforce Covid-19 Prevention Measures

Maputo — Mozambique’s Minister of the Interior, Amade Miquidade, announced on Wednesday that the police will step up its enforcement of the government’s measures intended to hold back the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.He was speaking at a Maputo pres…