Sierra Leone records over 1,000 COVID-19 cases

The official spokesperson for the National COVID-19 Emergency Response Centre, Solomon Jamiru, has announced that the number of cumulative confirmed positive cases reported in Sierra Leone has passed 1,000. This is within three months of the country recording its first case.

According to Mr. Jamiru, as of 10 June 2020, the country has recorded 1,062 cases with 37 active new cases and a total of 50 deaths recorded so far.

“Active cases at isolation centres are 375 and cumulative number of recoveries are 637,” he added.

Mr. Jamiru further explained that there are 1,627 people in quarantine while 5,465 people have been discharged from quarantine following tests and check-ups to establish they are showing no symptoms of the virus.

For more information visit www.mic.gov.sl and www.dhse.gov.sl.

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