Ngok Dinka and Misseriya join the fight against COVID-19

A six-member committee comprising Ngok Dinka and Misseriya has been formed to conduct awareness about COVID-19 in Amiet market. The advisor for Peace in Abyei Administrative Area says the body formed on Monday.

Ring Deng Nyok is the chairperson of the committee. Abdelkharim Manyiel says they in collaboration with Health Administration did public awareness campaign about Coronavirus in Amiet market. Health Administration says the committee will be helping them in reporting the needs in Amiet such as face masks, handwashing facilities and soap.

Last month, a 19-year-old woman tested positive for COVID-19. This is the only confirmed case of Coronavirus in the area.  South Sudan has 1317 confirm cases of the Coronavirus pandemic including 15 deaths as of Tuesday.