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  • Senegal - Covid-19: 14,193 cases; 293 deaths

    Covid 2019 in Senegal: "The patient arrived in the country on February 26, 2020. He tested positive for Coronavirus"

    (Abdoulaye Diouf Sarr)

    In front of the press, the Minister of Health and Social Action Abdoulaye Diouf SARR confirms that Senegal recorded on Monday its first confirmed case of coronavirus.

    According to the Minister of Health "it was Friday 28 that the health services were alerted by a private health structure to a case of a patient of French nationality who presented with the symptoms of coronavirus. Immediately, the services of the Ministry of Health went to the scene to find out. Immediately, he was transported to Fann Hospital. Tests have been done by scientists at the Pasteur Institute in Dakar and they have been found to be positive. Her father and two children are under quarantine for the time being. The current condition of the patient is not of concern at the moment and we have alerted the World Health Organization (WHO) as the procedure requires. We call on citizens not to panic but to put in place preventive measures to protect themselves.

    Monday March 2, 2020
    Dakaractu

    https://www.dakaractu.com/Covid-2019...0_a184684.html
    Last edited by Missouriwatcher; March 20, 2020, 07:55 AM.
    "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
    -Nelson Mandela

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    #Coronavirus: Abdoulaye Diouf Sarr traces the journey of the Frenchman who landed in Senegal on February 26

    The Minister of Health and Social Action, Abdoulaye Diouf Sarr provided details on the confirmed case of Coronavirus in Senegal. Before retracing the French route to Senegal.

    This is a French individual, married and father of two children, he had been living in Senegal for almost two years. Over the period from February 13 to 25. he went to France precisely to Nimes. He returned to Senegal on February 26. The results carried out by the Institut Pasteur are proven, there is indeed a positive case.

    "It is a procedure that the country is obliged to do in the context of good information and in transparency.

    The alert cell of the Ministry of Health and Social Action was informed by a private medical center that an individual of French nationality landed in Senegal on February 26, thus presenting a temperature of 39 °. , sore throat and headache. "

    A team was quickly dispatched to the scene and tests were done. But, there are no major concerns, the means are being made available. The World Health Organization has The Minister of Health called all the pollution to serenity, adding that "we can trust our health system".

    Fana CiSSE
    Monday March 2, 2020 - 16:52

    https://www.pressafrik.com/Coronavir...r_a212527.html
    "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
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    • #3
      Translation Google

      Ministry of Health and Social Action

      46 mins ·
      REPUBLIC OF SENEGAL N ° _________ MSAS /
      A People-A Goal-A Faith
      ______
      Dakar Ministry of Health
      and Social Action ______


      PRESS RELEASE

      On the date of 03/03/2020, corresponding to the day after the declaration of the first confirmed case of COVID 19, the Ministry of Health and Social Action informs the population of the highlights below:
      1 / The state of French confirmed positive patient, currently hospitalized in Fann's Infectious Diseases Service, continues to improve.
      2 / The second suspected patient, Gambian nationality, from Spain and quarantined in the service of Fann's Infectious and Tropical Diseases, was released on 02/03/2020 after the test results which turned out to be negative.
      3 / Today, March 03, 2020, at 4:10 p.m., the Institut Pasteur de Dakar notified us of a second positive case at COVID 19.
      He is an 80-year-old French resident living in Sarcelles, on the outskirts of Paris in France. He arrived in Senegal on February 29, 2020.
      He was consulted on March 02, 2020 at the Roi Baudoin hospital, where he was taken care of, then transferred to the infectious diseases department of Fann Hospital.
      His clinical condition is stable and all arrangements have been made to identify contact persons and ensure their care.

      The Ministry of Health and Social Action congratulates all the actors involved in epidemiological surveillance and case management.
      The Ministry of Health and Social Action, in accordance with its line of conduct based on transparency, undertakes to provide populations daily with updated information on the epidemic.
      He invites the populations to serenity and to strictly respect the recommended measures.

      https://www.facebook.com/santegouvsenegal/
      "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
      -Nelson Mandela

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      • #4
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        Ministry of Health and Social Action

        2 hrs ·
        # Press N 3. # The Senegal has recorded 2 new case.The first patient is the wife of 80 years and the second a British national aged 33 years # Cov19sn
        "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
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        • #5
          UN employee among 4 cases in Senegal, a world first

          A British UN employee in Dakar is one of four people who test positive for coronavirus in Senegal and this is the first case in the United Nations worldwide, announced this Thursday the UN office in the capital. Senegalese.


          "On March 4, the first case of Covid-19 (Coronavirus) within the United Nations (UN) in Dakar, Senegal, was confirmed," said a UN statement. A UN spokesperson in Dakar confirmed to AFP that this was indeed the first positive case among all United Nations personnel.https://www.lefigaro.fr/sciences/202...uarantaine.php
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          • #6
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            Coronavirus: a UN employee among the 4 cases in Senegal, a world first

            AFP03/05/2020

            A British UN employee in Dakar is one of four people who test positive for coronavirus in Senegal and this is the first case in the United Nations worldwide, the UN office in the Senegalese capital announced on Thursday. .

            "On March 4, the first case of Covid-19 (Coronavirus) within the United Nations (UN) in Dakar, Senegal, was confirmed," said a UN statement.

            A UN spokesperson in Dakar confirmed to AFP that this was indeed the first positive case among all United Nations personnel.

            Senegal announced on Wednesday two new cases of coronavirus, a French and a British, bringing to four the number of people infected in the country, after two other French, Monday and Tuesday.

            This assessment did not change Thursday, said the Ministry of Health, describing the condition of the four patients as "stable".

            The 33-year-old Briton arrived in Dakar on February 24 from London, Senegalese authorities said.

            The UN confirmed this information, specifying that it was one of its employees.
            "The emergency protocol has been activated and the patient has been placed in isolation in a hospital in the capital," the statement said.

            "An investigation by epidemiologists from the Ministry of Health is currently underway in order to test the people around the patient on the basis of the criterion of contact", according to the same source.

            "In order to respect the right to confidentiality of information concerning the patient's state of health, no additional information will be given," added the UN.

            https://www.lorientlejour.com/articl...-mondiale.html
            "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
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            • #7
              Coronavirus: 5 new cases in Senegal, concern about the Kazu Rajab planned in Touba

              Published on : 3/13/2020 - 01:29
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              RFI

              Five new cases of coronavirus were confirmed Thursday March 12 in Senegal. They are family members of the Senegalese national who returned from Italy last week, residing in Touba. Touba is the holy city of the Mourides religious brotherhood, the second locality in the country in number of inhabitants. It is to host next week (March 22) an important religious gathering. So far, neither the authorities nor the religious leaders have announced a postponement or cancellation. But these new cases reopen the debate.

              ...

              http://www.rfi.fr/fr/afrique/2020031...zu-rajab-touba

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              Senegal registers five new Covid-19 cases

              March 12, 2020 at 6:11 pm 213
              APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Edouard Touré

              The Senegalese Ministry of Health and Social Action announced on Thursday afternoon five new infections with the coronavirus (Covid-19).

              “This Thursday, March 12, the Institut Pasteur de Dakar notified the Ministry of Health and Social Action of the results of today's virology exams. The results are as follows: five suspected cases are declared positive for Covid-19. These are direct contacts, members of the family entourage of the Senegalese patient, returned from Italy, and declared positive on 03/11/2020. They're admitted to Fann's infectious disease department, ”said an MSAS statement, noting that a suspect case has returned negative.

              The text specifies that since March 2, 2020, ten cases were confirmed in Senegal, two cases being cured and eight still under treatment.

              Senegal detected on March 2 its first case of Covid-19, a French national who returned from his country after a vacation.

              To date, Covid-19 has killed 4,718 people out of more than 127,000 confirmed cases in 116 countries.

              CP / te / APA


              http://apanews.net/index.php/news/le...s-de-covid-19/
              "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
              -Nelson Mandela

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              • #8
                Source: http://french.xinhuanet.com/afrique/..._138875706.htm

                Friday March 13, 2020
                (COVID-19) Senegal: eleven new confirmed cases of coronavirus
                French.xinhuanet.com | Posted on 2020-03-14 at 02:25

                DAKAR, March 13 (Xinhua) - The spokesperson for the Senegalese Ministry of Health and Social Action, Doctor Alyose Waly Diouf, announced Friday 11 new cases of new coronavirus (COVID-19) in Senegal.

                Speaking at a press briefing, Dr Diouf said that the Institut Pasteur de Dakar had confirmed 11 new positive cases for COVID-19. These 11 patients are relatives of the Senegalese emigrant who returned from Italy to Touba via Dakar on March 6 and tested positive for COVID-19 on March 11.

                They are treated in Touba, the second most populous city in Senegal.

                On Thursday, Senegal confirmed 5 cases of COVID-19 linked to this same patient.

                These new cases bring the total number to 21 cases in Senegal, 2 of which have already been discharged from the hospital in Dakar.

                According to Dr Diouf, one of the patients, of French nationality and aged 80, tested negative. He is awaiting a second confirmation test.

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                • #9

                  https://www.facebook.com/santegouvse...type=3&theater
                  "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
                  -Nelson Mandela

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                  • #10
                    Source: https://www.newsghana.com.gh/number-...l-rises-to-36/


                    Number of COVID-19 cases in Senegal rises to 36
                    By xinhuanet.com -
                    Mar 19, 2020

                    Five new COVID-19 cases were reported in Senegal on Wednesday, bringing the country’s total to 36, according to the Ministry of Health and Social Action.

                    Three of the five confirmed cases are imported cases while two belong to local transmission, infected by patients tested positive on March 11 and 17...

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                    • #11
                      38 cases https://twitter.com/auyouthenvoy_/st...853056/photo/1

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                      • #12
                        Translated

                        Press release number 20 of March 21, 2020
                        31 tests performed, 9 returned positive
                        - 05 imported cases
                        - 01 patient contact related to case 5
                        - 03 new cases from community transmission

                        As of today, 56 positive cases including 5 healed and 51 under treatment.


                        https://www.facebook.com/santegouvse...type=3&theater
                        "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
                        -Nelson Mandela

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                        • #13
                          Source: https://www.france24.com/en/20200324...n-south-africa

                          ...Senegal registered 12 new cases on Monday to take its total to 79, while Ivory Coast has recorded 25 cases.

                          Last week, Senegal suspended international commercial flights, and Ivory Coast shuttered nightclubs and cinemas. But in television addresses, both countries' presidents said those measures had proved inadequate...

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                          • #14
                            press release number 23 / of March 24 _59 samples
                            -7 new cases
                            - 03 imported cases
                            - 04 contact cases followed
                            To date, 86 cases have been declared positive, including eight cured and 78 under treatment
                            # cov19sn # COVID19sn



                            https://www.facebook.com/santegouvse...type=3&theater
                            "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
                            -Nelson Mandela

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                            • #15
                              Source: http://www.china.org.cn/world/Off_th...t_75868664.htm


                              Senegal reports 14 more COVID-19 cases, total hitting 119
                              Xinhua, March 27, 2020

                              DAKAR, March 27 (Xinhua) -- Senegalese Minister of Health and Social Action Abdoulaye Sarr on Friday reported 14 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the country's total to 119.

                              Among the 14 are 11 imported cases and two close contacts of earlier confirmed patients, Sarr told a daily press conference on COVID-19.

                              About half, or 62, of the country's 119 confirmed cases are imported ones. Eleven patients have been declared cured by local health authorities...

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