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Covid-19: Senegal declares state of emergency, curfew in 2 major cities

Jan 7, 2021, 12:07 PM

President Macky Sall on Tuesday declared a state of emergency and curfew in two main cities of Dakar and Thies following rising number of positive COVID-19 cases.

Meanwhile the Senegalese Ministry of Health yesterday reported 192 positive cases, bringing the total number to 20,156 cases; 17,782 recoveries, 433 deaths and 1,845 under treatment.

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