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COVID-19 on the rise again in parts of Somalia

Mogadishu (SD) – COVID-19 infection has reached its lowest point in Somalia in recent months is once again on the rise.

A number of new cases have been admitted to hospitals in Mogadishu and other parts of the country in recent days.

The latest figures released by the Somali Ministry of Health tonight show that 45 people have contracted the disease in the past 24 hours, 32 of which were recorded in the capital, while another 13 in Puntland state.

The statement from the Ministry of Health also said that in the past 24 hours, two people have died of the disease at Martini Hospital in Mogadishu.

The resurgence of the disease has raised concerns among Somalis who fear a third wave of the virus in Somalia.

More than 15,000 people have tested positive in Somalia since the pandemic, while nearly 1,000 have died, and there are unregistered infections and deaths.

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