South Sudan

COVID-19 Update for South Sudan - 23 June 2022


COVID-19 Overview

  • Stable low confirmed COVID-19 cases

  • Most confirmed cases from Nimule border crossing, either through RT-PCR testing (3.6% positivity rate) or antigen rapid diagnostic tests (AgRDT) conducted by IOM (1.9% positivity rate)

Laboratory testing

  • Majority of new cases detected through point of entry screening in Nimule (53.6%) followed by pre-travel screening in private laboratories in Juba (32.1%)

  • Decrease in weekly positivity rate for AgRDT to 1.5% in the week ending 19 June 2022 from 5.5% in the preceding week.