Dakar, Jan 10 (APS) – The Ministry of Social and Social Action has reported 245 new Covid-19 contaminants and 6 disease-related deaths in the past 24 hours.
The new contaminants come from virological tests performed on a sample of 1,781 individuals, which represents a positive percentage of 13.76%, the director of Prevention stated.
On the daily recording of the epidemic situation, Dr. El Hadji Mamadou Ndiaye specified that 101 among the new cases mentioned were followed by the health care, the 144 were from community transmission and were located in Dakar and in various locations . of the country, for example Kaolack and Diourbel, in the center of the country.
The spokesperson for the Ministry of Health regrets 6 new deaths, which has increased the number of people who have died after having contracted the virus since it appeared in the country.
At the same time, Dr Ndiaye announced the recovery of 90 patients, while 33 others are in serious condition.
He added that Senegal has registered 21,245 positive cases of coronavirus since the beginning of the epidemic. 18,218 have since been restored and 2,561 are still under treatment.