COVID-19 Cases In Somalia Hit 16,319
Somalia has reported 54 new COVID-19 infections from a sample size of 1,221 tests conducted over the past 24 hours, bringing the country’s total number of cases to 16,319.
According to data published by the ministry of health, the country’s death rose to 883 after five people succumbed to the virus.
Of the new cases, 30 were female while 24 were male.
Some 34 people recovered from the disease, bringing the total number of successful recoveries to 7,947.
Somalia rolled out its mass vaccinations on March 16, having received 300,000 doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines under the COVAX facility.
On August 8, the horn of African country received more than 300,000 doses of the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine donated by the U.S. through the international COVAX facility.