Cloud Hangs Over Tanzania's COVID-19 Data Updates

The release of Covid-19 official statistics has remained a mystery for nearly a month despite a promise by Health minister Ummy Mwalimu who said the government would resume updating the public on the disease's trends after the rehabilitation of the National Health Laboratory. The officially known number of people infected by the coronavirus stood at 509, with 21 deaths and 183 recoveries, however, the data hasn't been updated for three weeks, triggering concerns over the fate of the testing process and the subsequent release of data.

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