27th February 2021
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MOH records 212 more cases of Covid-19

Author: Okot Emmanuel | Published: Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Hand washing has been highly recommended by WHO as one of the most effective measures to prevent coronavirus infection.

The Ministry of Health says it has confirmed 212 new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours.

This raises South Sudan’s cumulative tally to 5,922.

The results were obtained from 854 samples tested across the country.

The number of fatalities due to the virus remains at 79 as there was no new death registered.

The Ministry said it had so far conducted 99,693 tests since the virus was first confirmed in the country in April last year.

In a statement seen by Eye Radio, the Coronavirus Incident Manager, Dr. Richard Laku, said they are tracing 11,731 contacts of the confirmed cases.

So far, 3,876 cases have recovered.

The public is advised to strictly continue adhering to the social distancing and other anti-coronavirus measures as the number of cases continue to surge globally.

In South Sudan, you can report any suspected cases of the virus to the nearest health Centre or call the toll free number: 6-6-6-6.

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