Thursday , January 20 2022

Covid-19: 11,212 cases identified in the Dakar region, the epicenter of the pandemic


The Dakar region recorded 11,212 patients with a positive diagnosis of the coronavirus (Covid-19), according to statistics published on the Ministry of Health and Social Action’s platform and updated on Saturday, December 5, 2020.

These patients are mainly found in the health districts of Dakar-Ouest (2,432), Dakar-Center (2,353), Dakar-Sud (2,176) and Dakar-Nord (1,505).

Other areas

These four areas most affected by the spread of coronavirus disease in the region are followed by Guédiawaye, in the suburbs with (681) patients on the counter, Mbao (551), Rufisque (413), Keur Massar (308), Pikine ( 262), Sangalkam (204), Diamniadio (178) Yeumbeul (149).


Senegal has recorded 16,397 positive cases, including 15,731 cured, 337 deaths, health authorities said. 328 are under treatment.

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