11 new cases of Covid-19 notified on Saturday in two provinces of DRC

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Kinshasa, November 7th, 2022 (CPA).- 11 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 were notified on Saturday in two provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), out of 600 samples tested, including 10 cases in Kinshasa and 1 alone in Nord Kivu, reports the daily bulletin of the multisectoral committee for the response to Covid-19 sent to CPA on Monday.

Since the start of the epidemic declared on March 10th, 2020, the cumulative number of cases is 93,425, including 93,423 confirmed cases and 2 probable cases. In total, there were 83,560 people cured and 1,359 deaths. The Covid-19 test is free in DRC, except for unvaccinated travelers who will have to pay 30 US dollars.

All 26 provinces of DRC are affected by this epidemic as follows: Kinshasa (49,915 cases); Nord Kivu (10,690 cases); Haut-Katanga (6,782 cases); Kongo Central (6,000 cases); Lualaba (5,721 cases); Sud Kivu (3,983 cases); Haut-Uele (1,662 cases); Tshopo (1,583 cases); Ituri (1,443 cases); Kasai Oriental (957 cases); Sud Ubangi (897 cases); Equateur (611 cases); Kasai Central (553 cases); Kasai (486 cases); Maniema (354 cases); Lomami (341 cases); Nord Ubangi (289 cases); Kwilu (220 cases); Mongala (207 cases); Tshuapa (154 cases); Mai-Ndombe (129 cases); Kwango (127 cases); Bas-Uele (108 cases); Haut-Lomami (91 cases); Tanganyika (62 cases); Sankuru (58 cases). ACP/