South Sudan confirms 37 new COVID-19 cases

South Sudan confirms 37 new COVID-19 cases

South Sudan’s Ministry of Health has confirmed 37 new COVID-19 cases and one death case on Tuesday according to the latest update on the spread of the pandemic in the country.

The Ministry’s report says the number of cumulative cases had hit 11, 755 as of Tuesday.

It also revealed that as of Tuesday, September 14, a total of 11,195 had recovered.

It also reported another new death case as of Tuesday, September 14 out of 121 cumulative death cases.

About 439 cases are categorized as active.

Three cases, according to the report, were classified as severe and were under IDU.

The ministry is conducting tracing of individuals who had contact with the COVID-19 cases.

However, the Ministry urges the public to strictly observe the rule of social distancing and other public health measures declared by the President and the National High Level Taskforce on the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Ministry called on the public to report any suspected case to the nearest health facility or call toll-free Number; 6666. 

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