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Coronavirus spreads across Sudan

April 29 - 2020 KHARTOUM
The spread of recorded coronavirus cases in Africa on 23 April (Wikipedia Canuckguy)
The spread of recorded coronavirus cases in Africa on 23 April (Wikipedia Canuckguy)

Sudan’s Federal Ministry of Health announced the registration of 43 new cases of coronavirus (Covid-19) yesterday, nine of them in El Gezira state.

In Khartoum state 33 new cases were recorded yesterday. El Gezira registered nine new Covid-19 cases. For the first time a case was recorded in West Kordofan, the ministry said in a statement.

Since the first coronavirus case was recorded in the second week of March, the total number of registered cases throughout the country reached 318. 25 patients died.

Khartoum registered 289 patients so far, El Gezira 17, El Gedaref three, and Nile River state three as well. One case was recorded in Red Sea state, Sennar, White Nile state, West Kordofan, Central Darfur, and East Darfur. The coronavirus is now recorded in ten of Sudan’s states.


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