COVID-19 in Sudan

Ayman Ahmed, Nouh Saad Mohamed, Sarah Misbah EL-Sadig, Lamis Ahmed Fahal, Ziad Bakri Abelrahim, Eiman Siddig Ahmed, Emmanuel Edwar Siddig
2021 Journal of Infection in Developing Countries  
The steadily growing COVID-19 pandemic is challenging health systems worldwide including Sudan. In Sudan, the first COVID-19 case was reported on 13th March 2020, and up to 11 November 2020 there were 14,401 confirmed cases of which 9,535 cases recovered and the rest 3,750 cases were under treatment. Additionally, 1,116 deaths were reported, indicating a relatively high case fatality rate of 7.7%. Several preventive and control measures were implemented by the government of Sudan and health
more » ... udan and health partners, including the partial lockdown of the country, promoting social distancing, and suspending mass gathering such as festivals and performing religious practices in groups. However, new cases still emerging every day and this could be attributed to the noncompliance of the individuals to the advocated preventive measurements.
doi:10.3855/jidc.14520 pmid:33690201 fatcat:pe3iyvbspndjrbaxhbrvkhlcee