Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Situation Report - 143   [open pdf - 0B]

From the Highlights: "[1] The WHO [World Health Organization] Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean, Dr Ahmed Al-Mandhari, has released a statement on the status of the pandemic in the Region. He warns that cases in the region have increased during the past three weeks and there is the risk cases will continue to increase as many countries ease restrictions. He reiterated that every country's best defense against COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019] is to find, isolate, test and care for every case and to trace and quarantine every contact. [2] Somalia is expanding its Early Warning, Alert and Response Network (EWARN) across the country to facilitate early detection of suspected cases of COVID-19. WHO will be supporting the roll out of the EWARN system to an additional 230 health centres beyond the current 533 reporting sites, with COVID-19 now being a reportable health condition in Somalia."

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Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Situation Report No. 143
World Health Organization
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