Tanzania’s confirmed COVID-19 cases rise to 254

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020 00:00 |
Locals wear face masks as a preventive measure against coronavirus, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, April 20, 2020. (Xinhua)


Tanzania health authorities on Monday announced 84 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in three days, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 254 from 170 reported on Friday last week.

Ummy Mwalimu, the Minister of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, said in a statement that there were three new deaths from the viral disease, bringing the total number of people that have succumbed to the disease to 10.

The statement said Dar es Salaam was leading with 33 new cases and more than half of the country's 31 regions reported confirmed cases.

The statement said all patients admitted to designated facilities in mainland Tanzania were in good condition except four patients who were in intensive care. (Xinhua)

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