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Somalia’s COVID-19 tally hits 15,230

MOGADISHU (SD) – Somalia has confirmed 27 new COVID-19 cases, taking the country’s total tally to 15,230.

The Horn of African country’s health ministry announced that 11 of the cases were recorded in Puntland state, seconded by Benadir region with 9 new cases while southerly end state, Jubbaland registered three cases.

Of the new cases, 13 were female while 14 were male.

Some 30 people recovered from the disease, bringing the total number of successful recoveries to 7,286.

Somalia rolled out its mass vaccinations on March 16, having received 300,000 doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines under the COVAX facility.

On April 11, the horn of African country received 200,000 doses of Sinopharm vaccines donated by China to boost its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

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