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Senegal registers 30 fresh cases of covid-19

Apr 23, 2020, 11:54 AM

Senegalese Ministry of Health yesterday reported 30 new cases of covid-19, bringing the total number to 442. At least 253 have recovered with 6 deaths and 182 under treatment.

Senegalese media has reported that several people have been arrested for failing to wear masks following a declaration of compulsory mask wearing.

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