As of 8 April 2020, 14 cases of confirmed COVID-19 were reported in Sudan, including local transmissions
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7.6 million people in Sudan received humanitarian assistance in 2019
As of 08 April 2020, 14 cases of confirmed COVID-19 reported in Sudan
To date, the Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) confirms 14 cases of COVID-19 in Sudan. Nine of the 12 cases are people who came from abroad; four cases are by local transmission—people who came into contact with confirmed cases—while one of the new cases had no known travel history or contact with an infected person, however, investigations are on-going.
FMoH urges all people in Sudan to take precautionary measures to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 by regularly washing hands for at least 20 seconds, social distancing (staying at home), and respecting the curfew hours from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m.
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