Kinshasa, April 12th, 2021 (CPA). – Thirty-one (31) new confirmed cases of Covid-19 were recorded on Friday in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), out of 197 samples tested, including 12 in Haut-Katanga, 10 in North Kivu and 9 in Kinshasa, reports the daily bulletin of the Technical Secretariat of the multispectral national committee to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic, which reached the ACP on Saturday.
No new deaths have been recorded among the confirmed cases. There was no new cure in the Covid treatment centers (CTCo), nor among the patients followed at home. Since the declaration of the epidemic on March 10, 2020, the cumulative number of cases is 28,542 including 28,541 confirmed cases and 1 probable case. In total, there have been 745 deaths so far and 25,841 people cured. The Covid-19 test is free in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, except for travelers who will have to pay US $ 30. Twenty-three of the twenty-six provinces in the DRC are affected by this epidemic. These are the provinces of Kinshasa (20,397 cases), North Kivu (2,159 cases), Haut-Katanga (1,891 cases), Kongo Central (1,655 cases), South Kivu (887 cases), Lualaba (830 cases), Ituri (279 cases), Tshopo (125 cases), Haut-Uélé (106 cases), Equateur (62 cases), Maniema (42 cases), North Ubangi (40 cases), Kasaï Central (17 cases), Kwilu (9 cases), Sud-Ubangi (7 cases), Tanganyika (7 cases), Kasaï Oriental (7 cases), Bas-Uélé ( 6 cases), Kwango (5 cases), Kasai (3 cases), Tshuapa (2 cases), Maï-Ndombe (2 cases) and Haut-Lomami (1 case).