COVID-19 pandemic in Eritrea

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COVID-19 pandemic in Eritrea
DiseaseCOVID-19
Virus strainSARS-CoV-2
LocationEritrea
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)
Deaths
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". www.worldometers.info. Retrieved 2021-05-09.