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Senegal confirms 119 new cases of covid-19

Jun 12, 2020, 11:37 AM

The Senegalese Ministry of Health yesterday reported 119 new cases of covid-19, bringing the country’s total number of infections to 4,759; 1, 709 hospitalised, 55 deaths; 20 in critical condition and 2,994 treated.

Meanwhile Africa’s coronavirus cases pass 100,000; with deaths at 3,098.

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