COVID-19 pandemic in Senegal
|COVID-19 pandemic in Senegal|
|Arrival date||2 March 2020|
(7 months, 1 week and 6 days)
|Confirmed cases||2,105 (as of 14 May) |
|Active cases||1,302 (as of 14 May)|
|Recovered||782 (as of 14 May)|
|21 (as of 14 May)|
On 2 March 2020, a 54-year-old man from France was the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Senegal, living in the Almadies Arrondissement of Dakar, having been tested positive at the Pasteur Institute in Dakar.
The second confirmed case of COVID-19 was a French expat who came to Dakar from France. They were said to be in a "comfortable" condition.
On 12 March 2020, five more cases were announced in Senegal, which were family members of a confirmed case of the Senegalese national returning from Italy.
References[change | change source]
- "COVID-19 Dashboard by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University (JHU)". 14 May 2020.
- "Coronavirus : Le Sénégal enregistre son premier cas". Le Quotidien (in French). 2 March 2020. Retrieved 22 March 2020.
- "Second case of coronavirus in Senegal as African sports shelved". RFI. 5 March 2020. Retrieved 14 March 2020.
- "Senegal announces 5 new coronavirus cases". News24. 12 March 2020. Retrieved 14 March 2020.
- "Ivory Coast, Senegal declare emergencies, impose curfews in coronavirus response". Reuters. 23 March 2020. Retrieved 23 March 2020.