“Out of 1017 tests carried out, 08 came back positive to covid-19. These are 3 contact cases, no imported case was recorded at Blaise Diagne International Airport (AIBD) in Diass and 05 cases resulting from community transmission, i.e. a positivity rate of 0.79%. »Declared Dr El Hadji Mamadou Ndiaye, Director of Prevention at the Ministry of Health.
The director of prevention at the Ministry of Health informed that 93 patients tested negative and therefore cured. He also announced 4 serious cases in the intensive care units. No death was recorded yesterday, Saturday, October 24, 2020.
To date, Senegal has 15,551 cases declared positive, including 14,254 cured, 321 deceased and 975 patients under treatment.