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Senegal Ministry of Health yesterday reported 51 positive cases of covid-19, bringing total to 2,480, 973 recoveries, 25 deaths and 1,481 under treatment.

May 18, 2020, 1:24 PM

In the world 4,733,564 cases have been registered with 313,395 reported dead.

In Africa 78,280 cases have been registered; 2,624 deaths and 29,245 recovered.

After President Macky Sall declared for the reopening of worship places last Monday, the country’s Christian council did not heed to the pronouncement, thus urging for all churches to remain closed.

For the mosques, opinions have been divided over their reopening. Serign Mbaye Sy, the caliph general of Tijania, has urged his disciples throughout the country to close their mosques until the situation improved.

According to the Senegalese media, taxi drivers and all commercials vehicles are now allowed to take passengers to fill all their seating places as before.

It’s mandatory in Senegal to wear masks or face punishment.

Senegalese government has chartered flights

to repatriate its national from the diaspora.

The first flight arrived from France last Wednesday.

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