Govt Closes More COVID-19 Centres in Tanzania
The health ministry says the country is now left with 11 treatment centres in operation from the initial 84, citing a significant fall in the number of the novel coronavirus infections as the reason for the closures. The government has repeatedly said that the COVID-19 cases are drastically down, although no official figures on the pandemic were released since May. Tanzania is one of the countries that will benefit from the African Development Bank's U.S.$9.52 million to enhance its COVID-19 response.
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