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Somalia Records 280 New Coronavirus Cases
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Somalia Records 280 New Coronavirus Cases

Somalia confirmed 280 new positive Covid-19 cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 8,321. 36 more people were reported to have recovered from the disease, hence the total number of recoveries is now at 3,968. Eight people have succumbed to coronavirus in the country, the total number of fatalities now being 302. This comes days after Somalia closed all schools and universities for two weeks due to a surge in COVID-19 infections in the Horn of Africa nation. Somalia is yet to begin inoculating its people but was set to receive 1.2 million doses of the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine last month, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).