Somalia announces 47 new Covid-19 infections, cases surpass 2,000

Somalia has announced 47 new Covid-19 cases and one death inthe last 24 hours.

The minister of health and social care, Fowziya Abikar Nur, announced that 28 of the cases were registered in the breakaway region of Somaliland, 9 in Banadir region, 5 in Puntland state and five in Jubbaland.

Thirty eight of the new cases are male while 9 are male, Minister Fowziya said.

Thirteen more people have fully recovered, the minister added.

This brings the total number of cases in the country to 2,023, with 361 of them fullly reovering. The death toll has reached 79.