COVID-19 pandemic in Eritrea

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COVID-19 pandemic in Eritrea
Virus strainSARS-CoV-2
First outbreakWuhan, Hubei, China
Index caseAsmara
Arrival date21 March 2020
Confirmed cases3,742 (as of 8 May)[1]
Active cases128 (as of 8 May)
Recovered3,602 (as of 8 May)
12 (as of 8 May)

The COVID-19 pandemic in Eritrea is part of the ongoing worldwide pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).

On 21 March, the first case in Eritrea was confirmed in Asmara.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Eritrea Coronavirus - Worldometer". Retrieved 2021-05-09.

Eritrea has confirmed only 11 reported death, told by locals that the 11 are relatives in one way or another. Except from the 4.

Isaias Afwerki, His excellency Dictator of Eritrea, refuses to make essential rules to help prevent any more deaths as they cases seem to continue growing. From March 2021 to January 2022, only 11 deaths from COVID 19 Pandmeic have been confirmed.