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Coronavirus - Sudan: US$ 283 million needed to support people affected by COVID-19 in Sudan

The COVID-19 addendum reflects an in-depth elaboration of the requirements for Sudan that are outlined in the United Nations Global Humanitarian Response Plan for COVID-19

The United Nations and humanitarian partners, in support of the Transitional Government of Sudan, launched today an addendum to the 2020 Humanitarian Response Plan to respond to increasing humanitarian needs in the country. The Humanitarian Coordinator for Sudan, Gwi-Yeop Son, today called on the international community to scale up its…

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Coronavirus - Sudan: More than 350,000 people received humanitarian assistance in previously inaccessible areas of South Darfur

Other areas of Jebel Marra in Central and South Darfur States are already receiving food, emergency shelter, non-food supplies, health, nutrition, WASH and education services

United Nations agencies and humanitarian partners have provided life-assistance to about 350,000 people in previously inaccessible parts of the Jebel Marra area, in South Darfur, over the past nine months, overcoming important challenges, including the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, humanitarians reached different communities for the first time in 10 years,…

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Coronavirus - Sudan: As of 26 May, 4,346 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Sudan

COVID-19 is reported in all of Sudan's 18 states

As of 26 May 2020, there are 4,346 people confirmed to have COVID-19 in Sudan, including 195 fatalities Transmission of COVID-19 in Sudan is now classified as community transmission. For the majority of cases the transmission chain cannot be established. COVID-19 is reported in all of Sudan's 18 states. The…

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Coronavirus - Sudan Flash Update, 26 April 2020: As of 22 April 2020, there are 213 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Sudan

140 COVID-19 cases confirmed in Sudan

On 22 April, the Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) announced the registration of 33 new COVID-19 cases and one death bringing the total to 140 cases, including 13 deaths. Khartoum state: 133 cases White Nile state: 3 cases River Nile state: 1 case Gezira state: 3 cases On 20 April…

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Coronavirus - Sudan: As of 15 April 2020, there are 32 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Sudan, including local transmissions

COVID-19 preparedness and response planning is also underway at the state level

As of 15 April 2020, the Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) confirms 32 cases of confirmed COVID-19 in Sudan, including local transmissions. FMoH urges all people in Sudan to take precautionary measures to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 by regularly washing hands for at least 20 seconds, social distancing…

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Coronavirus - Sudan: The International Organization of Migration (IOM) establishes portable handwashing stations in Khartoum State

This initiative paves the way for a COVID-19 awareness campaign targeting homeless children and youth in Khartoum

The International Organization of Migration (IOM) has established 20 portable hand washing facilities, which are now accessible for homeless persons in seven locations in Khartoum State as part of their emergency response to COVID-19. This initiative was developed in close coordination with the Khartoum State Ministry of Social Development (SMoSD)…

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Coronavirus - Sudan: As of 01 April 2020, seven cases of confirmed COVID-19 reported in Sudan

A technical committee on COVID-19 was convened in South Darfur to review preparedness and response COVID-19

As of 01 April 2020, the Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) confirms seven COVID-19 cases in the country, including two deaths. All cases arrived in the country from abroad and are receiving required medical treatment in isolation centres in Khartoum. The 142 Sudanese students who were studying in Wuhan, returned…

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Coronavirus - Sudan: As of the 29 March, six confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported in Sudan

Starting the 31 March 2020, the national curfew in Sudan will be extended from 6:00 pm – 6:00 am

As of the 29 March, six confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported in Sudan. There have been two resulting fatalities. All cases are imported with recent travel history--no local transmission has been documented. Three patients have been admitted to Khartoum state hospital isolation and 28 suspected cases are in home…

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As of 22 March 2020, two cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Sudan

The Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) has announced a national COVID-19 response plan at the cost of US$76 million

A total of 13 people are in isolation centers in Khartoum while 666 have been cleared by health authorities and discharged. The Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) has announced a national COVID-19 response plan at the cost of US$76 million. The Businessmen's Union, telecommunications companies, and the Banking Union pledged…