COVID-19 pandemic in South Sudan
|COVID-19 pandemic in South Sudan|
Map of cases by state as of 8 May. Some cases are not shown if their location is unknown 0 cases or no data 1–9 cases 10–49 cases 50–99 cases
|Arrival date||5 April 2020|
(6 months, 1 week and 3 days)
On 5 April, the first case of COVID-19 in the country was confirmed in a 29-year-old patient, a United Nations worker who arrived on 28 February from the Netherlands through Ethiopia. South Sudan thus became the 51st African country (out of 54) to confirm a case.
South Sudan has a population of 11 million people, but only four ventilators.
References[change | change source]
- "COVID-19: South Sudan reports 9 new cases". Radio Tamazuj. Retrieved 2020-05-13.
- "South Sudan confirms 16 new COVID-19 cases". Radio Tamazuj. Retrieved 2020-05-06.
- "South Sudan confirms first case of coronavirus". Reuters. 2020-04-05. Retrieved 2020-04-05.
- "COVID-19: South Sudan reviews curfew as cases rise to 34". Radio Tamazuj. Retrieved 2020-04-29.