COVID-19 pandemic in the Republic of the Congo

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COVID-19 pandemic in the Republic of the Congo
DiseaseCOVID-19
Virus strainSARS-CoV-2
LocationRepublic of the Congo
First outbreakWuhan, China
Index caseBrazzaville
Arrival date14 March 2020
(4 months, 1 week and 1 day)
Confirmed cases229 (as of 1 May)[1]
Recovered25 (as of 1 May)
Deaths
9 (as of 1 May)

The COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed to have reached the Republic of the Congo in March 2020.

The country's first case was announced on 14 March, a 50-year-old man who returned to the Republic of the Congo from Paris, France.[2] Two more cases were detected on 19 March.[3] As of 31 March, there were 19 cases in Republic of the Congo.

The country reported its first two deaths on 31 March.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "MINISTERE DE LA SANTE, DE LA POPULATION, DE LA PROMOTION DE LA FEMME ET DE L'INTEGRATION DE LA FEMME AU DEVELOPPEMENT". www.sante.gouv.cg. Retrieved 2020-05-01.
  2. "Congo Republic confirms first coronavirus case -government". 15 March 2020. Archived from the original on 16 March 2020. Retrieved 16 March 2020.
  3. "Deux cas de Coronavirus détectés à Brazzaville. Le gouvernement renforce son protocole". Les Echoes de Congo Brazzaville (in French). 19 March 2020. Archived from the original on 19 March 2020. Retrieved 20 March 2020.
  4. "Coronavirus: confinée, Brazzaville vidée de ses habitants". RFI (in French). 2020-03-31. Retrieved 2020-04-01.