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COVID 19 cases Jump to 390 in Somalia

Mogadishu (SD)- The number of COVID-19 cases in Somalia on Saturday reached 390 as 62 more people tested positive, according to government testing data.

According to the Ministry of Health, 62 people had tested positive for the disease in the last 24 hours bringing the total to 390 the confirmed cases thus far. Somali Health Ministry also reported two deaths and two recoveries.

The death toll now at 18 while the number of those who have recovered has risen to ten people.

Since COVID 19 reported in Somalia, the new cases have been growing faster leading the government to implement public restriction in main high ways and night time curfew.

This pandemic has affected the world in serious ways including economic crises, travel ban and production lockdown.

The World Bank has warned global remittances to drop 20%, hurting low-income countries such as Somalia due to the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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