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Ireland Covid-19 in Mauritania: the country facing an upsurge in the

12:30  04 december  2020
12:30  04 december  2020 Source:   rfi.fr

Western Sahara: the great dismay of the scrap dealer in Guerguerat

 Western Sahara: the great dismay of the scrap dealer in Guerguerat © Fadel SENNA Border control point with Mauritania in Guerguerat in Western Sahara, November 23, 2020, after the recent deployment of the Moroccan armed forces For Kamal Zerfi, boss of An improbable car wreck located in the buffer zone of Gerguerat, on the border with Mauritania, the recent deployment of the Moroccan armed forces sounded the death knell for a lucrative trade.

The COVID - 19 pandemic was confirmed to have reached Mauritania in March 2020. On 12 January 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO)

The COVID - 19 pandemic in the Maldives is part of the worldwide pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 ( COVID - 19 ) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).

(illustration) Le marché de Nouakchott en Mauritanie. epidemic © http://mondoblog.org (illustration) The Nouakchott market in Mauritania.

Schools and universities will be closed for ten days. A measure motivated by the upsurge in new cases of coronavirus recorded in recent weeks. Nearly 159 cases have been recorded in the past 24 hours. Since the start of the pandemic in March, Mauritania has experienced 9,000 cases of infection, including 7,900 recoveries and 181 deaths. The rate of death has accelerated in recent days.

With our correspondent in Nouakchott, Salem Mejbour

The negative evolution of the pandemic worries the Mauritanian authorities. The virus is circulating rapidly and everywhere, believes Doctor Sidi Ould Zahaf, the Director General of Public Health: "It is difficult to explain the resurgence of Covid, it has become an endemic disease, so that means that it is there in the community. So like any endemic communicable disease, it can spike. When conditions are favorable, the virus gives epidemic peaks. And this is what we are experiencing now, us in Mauritania. "

In Sudan, Ethiopian refugees try to rebuild life in their camp

 In Sudan, Ethiopian refugees try to rebuild life in their camp © ASHRAF SHAZLY An Ethiopian refugee sells tea, in a transit camp in Sudan, November 26, 2020 Samarwat Tkhali, 10, has been walking around for a week the streets of "Village 8" in Sudan, where thousands of Ethiopians have taken refuge fleeing the war in Tigray. To survive, she sells the chocolate cakes bought by her father. In this miserable village, where some 15,000 Ethiopian refugees are crowded near the border, she approaches the people by asking them timidly: "Do you want to taste one?".

The COVID - 19 pandemic in Malawi is part of the worldwide pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 ( COVID - 19 ) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).

The COVID - 19 pandemic in Djibouti is part of the worldwide pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 ( COVID - 19 ) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).

Compliance with preventive measures

To curb the spread of the virus, the Director General of Health calls for compliance with preventive measures:" So far, we have no effective solution to contain this disease. And until that solution is in place, the only way left is prevention. It is the individual and collective measures which are known to all and which make it possible to at least reduce the damage of this pandemic. »

Systematic hand washing

Among these barrier gestures: systematic hand washing, compulsory wearing of a mask and respect for social distancing, particularly in public places such as markets and mosques. The Mauritanian government has also decided to reduce the presence of civil servants in public administrations.

The Pam receives his Nobel Peace Prize and warns against the "pandemic of hunger" .
© Copyright 2020, L'Obs By receiving the Nobel Peace Prize from a distance because of the health crisis, the World Food Program (WFP) expressed concern on Thursday about a “hunger pandemic” with the effects, according to it, potentially more serious than the Covid-19.

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