At least 3000 people have been quarantined, with 194 patients having recovered, two deaths and 138 treated.
Meanwhile the Senegalese government has disbursed 145,000 tonnes of basic commodities to the populace.
President Macky Sall’s Cabinet on Wednesday asked banks and landlords to be lenient with their customers and tenants respectively during the pandemic.
No tenant should be given notice to quit his or her residence, the Cabinet declared.
The Senegalese media yesterday reported that 16 Senegalese living in New York have died from the covid-19.