COVID-19 cases rise in Abyei Administrative Area


Health Administration in Abyei Administrative Area has confirmed one case of COVID-19 bringing the total infections in Abyei to twelve. 

Head of Health Administration, Nyanwut Mayen says the patient is being taken care of in isolation at MSF hospital adding he is in a good health. She also says a 40-year-old man suspected of COVID-19 died in MSF hospital on Saturday. According to Nyanwut, the man passed on before the results of his test for COVID-19 were released. Nyanwut says samples collected from three COVID-19 suspects were sent on Monday to Juba for testing.

The Secretary of COVID-19 Committee and Head of Education, Chol Pur urged people to follow health guidelines such as hand washing and social distancing to curb the Coronavirus pandemic.