Table 4

Proportion of suspected and confirmed COVID-19 infected respondents per province

Haut-Katanga (n=425)Kasai-Central (n=903)Kasai-Oriental (n=559)Kinshasa (n=810)Nord-Kivu (n=488)Total (n=3058)
Meeting WHO case definition,* n (%)116 (27)20 (2)60 (10)12 (1)3 (1)211 (6)
Meeting new case definition†, n (%)128 (30)20 (2)69 (11)17 (2)7 (1)241 (7)
Anosmia, n (%)9 (2)1 (<1)2 (<1)9 (1)3 (1)24 (1)
Ageusia, n (%)33 (8)1 (<1)16 (3)14 (2)5 (1)69 (2)
Tested for COVID-19,
n (%)
7 (2)02 (<1)24 (3)2 (<1)35 (1)
 Positive2 (29)01 (50)003 (9)
 Negative5 (71)01 (50)0032 (91)
  • *Individuals with fever AND at least one respiratory symptom (dry cough, productive cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, coryza). Contacts/epidemiological links not taken into consideration.

  • †Individuals with (fever OR anosmia/ageusia) AND at least one respiratory symptom (dry cough, productive cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, coryza). Contacts/epidemiological links not taken into consideration.