Senegal reports 67 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, total nearing 3,000
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
DAKAR, May 23 (Xinhua) -- Senegalese Ministry of Health and Social Action on Saturday reported 67 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases to 2,976 in the country.
These 67 new infections came from 934 tests done in the past 24 hours, the ministry's spokesperson Alyose Waly Diouf said, adding that they included 49 follow-up contact cases, 16 community transmission ones and unusually, two imported ones.
Diouf said 14 of the 16 community transmission cases were detected ...