COVID-19 killed one in Abyei


One person has died of Coronavirus in Abyei Administrative Area. The head of Health Administration in Abyei, Nyanwut Mayen has confirmed. She added that three more COVID-19 cases have been confirmed bringing the total infections to eleven.

Last weekend, COVID-19 response committee in Abyei Area announced measures to stop the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic. Ban on activities that bring people together including playing dominoes and cards was re-imposed.

Chol Pur Chol, Secretary of Information for COVID-19 Committee stressed on keeping at least 1 meter-social distancing and wearing face masks in public places. The official warned that violators of COVID_19 preventive measures would be arrested.

Another way to protect yourself and others from the Coronavirus is frequent hand washing with soap and water. You can contract COVID_19 by taking in droplets from mouth or nose of COVID-19 patient.

First Coronavirus case was confirmed in Abyei Administrative Area in May.