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Senegal confirms 79 fresh cases of covid-19

Jun 8, 2020, 11:04 AM

The Senegalese Ministry of Health yesterday reported 79 positive cases which brings the country’s total infection total to 4,328. The capital Dakar registered the highest number – 73% of the total registered infections.

Out of the total number of cases, 15 teachers and 138 health workers got the virus, 2,588 have recovered; 49 deaths and 1,690 under treatment.

Africa has registered 146,794 positive cases of covid-19; 4,223 deaths and 61,773 recovered.

In the world 6,982,96 people are infected with the disease with 402,273  deaths.

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