Abyei Administrative Area has confirmed one death due to covid-19 virus infection. Its health department says the victim succumbed to the virus on the 29 of December.
The acting head of health administration says the results of the sample taken before the victim passed on returned positive.
Nyanwut Miyen Kuol says the 30-year-old man was residing in Abyei where he fell ill of COVID – 19. Kuol says the area’s task force was notified on the 28th after the victim developed symptoms of the virus. She says the family members have been quarantined and their samples taken for confirmation.
This brings the number of death cases of covid-19 to 3 in Abyei administrative area with 53 confirmed cases.