COVID-19 pandemic in Guinea

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COVID-19 pandemic in Guinea
DiseaseCOVID-19
Virus strainSARS-CoV-2
LocationGuinea
First outbreakWuhan, China
Index caseConakry
Arrival date13 March 2020
(1 year, 3 months and 2 days)
Confirmed cases4,988 (as of 21 June)[1][2]
Active cases1,292 (as of 21 June)
Recovered3,669 (as of 21 June)[2]
Deaths
27 (as of 21 June)[2]
Government website
http://www.anss-guinee.org/

The COVID-19 pandemic in Guinea is part of the worldwide pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The virus was confirmed to have reached Guinea in March 2020.[3]

On 13 March 2020, Guinea's first confirmed COVID-19 case was reported.[4][5]

Confirmed cases doubled from eight to 16 on 29 March.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. "ANSS". anss-guinee.org. Retrieved 2020-06-12.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Worldometer - Guinea". worldometer. Retrieved 2020-06-12.
  3. "Guinea reports first confirmed COVID-19 case". www.aa.com.tr. Retrieved 2020-05-25.
  4. "EU employee tests positive for coronavirus in Guinea's first case". Reuters. 13 March 2020.
  5. "Sudan, Guinea record first cases of coronavirus". africanews.com. 13 March 2020.
  6. Guinee360 (2020-03-29). "Covid-19: Des nouveaux cas enregistrés ce dimanche à Conakry". Guinee360.com - Actualité en Guinée, toute actualité du jour (in French). Retrieved 2020-03-29.