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With 8 deaths, 195 positive tests and 42 patients in shifts, Senegal exceeds 19,000 cases


#Covid-19: #With 8 deaths, 195 positive tests and 42 patients in shifts, #Senegal exceeds 19,000 cases

#This #Thursday, #December 31, 2020, 195 positive cases of the coronavirus disease were recorded on a virological sample of 1402 tests carried out, i.e. a positivity rate of 13.91%.

#Reading press release number 305 on the evolution of the pandemic from the #Ministry of #Health and #Social #Action, the spokesperson, #Doctor #El #Hadji #Mamadou #Ndiaye indicated that these results of virological examinations are divided between 2 groups .

“They come from 81 contact cases followed by the services of the ministry and 114 cases resulting from community transmission”, declared the #Director of #Prevention.

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The new patients identified in the second group are distributed as follows: 9 in #Dakar-Plateau, #Kaolack, and #Touba; 5 in #Mbour; 4 in #Diourbel, #Louga, #Ouakam and #Sacré-Cœur; 3 in #Grand-Yoff, #Guédiawaye, HLM, #Mbao, #Parcelles-Assaines, #Saint-Louis and #Thiadiaye; 2 in #Fann, #Fatick, #Keur-Massar, #Liberté-4, #Liberté-6, #Linguère, #Mamelles, #Maristes, #Point-E, #Rufisque, #Sangalkam and #Yoff; 1 in #Bambey, #Bopp, #Dagana, #Darou-Mousty, #Diamniadio, #Dieuppeul, #Foundiougne, #Front-de-terre, #Guinguinéo, #Kaffrine, #Liberté-2, #Matam, #Mbacké, Médina, #Mermoz, #Nord-Foire, #Ouest-Foire, #Podor, #Scat-Urbam, #Sicap-Baobab and #Yeumbeul.

53 patients reported cured

#In addition, cases of death and patients admitted to intensive care units are on the rise. #On the increase in the list of victims of the coronavirus, #Dr #Ndiaye said that eight (8) deaths were recorded in hospitals in the country on #Wednesday, #December 30. #At the moment, 42 serious cases are currently being taken care of in the intensive care units.

#However, the spokesman of the said ministry informed that 53 hospitalized patients were tested negative, therefore declared cured. #Nevertheless, #Dr #Mamadou #Ndiaye underlines that the state of health of the other patients is stable.

#Since the start of this pandemic, #Senegal has recorded 19,140 positive cases for the coronavirus, including 17,254 people cured, 410 dead. #So, they are 1475 sick to be under treatment.

The #Ministry of #Health and #Social #Action urges the populations to strictly observe individual and collective prevention measures.

#Author: #Ndèye #Safietou NAM – #Seneweb.com



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