Somalia: Health Workers Tested Positive for Covid-19



At least six health workers including doctors in Somalia have contracted the CoronaVirus.

According to the country’s health ministry, the officials contracted the virus from a patient in the capital Mogadishu.

Doctor Ibrahim Gulied, the Secretary General of Somali Medical Association is among those infected with the virus.

Somalia confirmed its first Covid-19 case in mid March since then, a total of 80 people have been diagnosed with the disease.

Five people have also died of Covid-19 along with two others regaining their health.

Somalia imposed a night time curfew in the capital Mogadishu a bid to contain the pandemic.

Schools and universities have already been closed.

Hospitals, pharmacies and food stores and not subject to the restrictions.


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