Somalia has announced 71 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours bringing the total number of cases in the country to 1,573.
Somali Minister of Health and Social Care Fowziya Abikar Nur also announced to more deaths with the death toll so far reaching 61.
Minister Fowziya said that Jubbaland state reorded most of the new cases with 46 cases, Banadir region 17 cases, Somaliland six cases and Puntland state two cases.
The minister said that 52 of the cases are male while 19 are female.
Ten more people have recovered, bringing the total number of recoveries in the country to 188.