Sudan: COVID-19 Cases Jump to 1111, Lockdown Extended

Sudan Ministry of Health announced on Friday 181 new cases of COVID-19 and seven deaths.

Today's update raised the country's total cases to 1111 including 59 deaths.

The Ministry said 140 of the new cases were reported in Khartoum State, 14 in North Kordofan, 11 in South Darfur, 6 in al-Gezira, 5 in al-Gadarif, 2 in in River Nile and one in each of Northern, West Kordofan and Kassala.

The jump in Khartoum State's cases prompted the authorities to extend a 3-week lockdown for ten days more starting Saturday.

More From: SudaNow

Don't Miss

AllAfrica publishes around 900 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.