Somalia's COVID-19 cases rise to 15,076
Somalia has reported eight new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of infections to 15,076. According to the health ministry, one patient recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of people who recovered from the disease in the Horn of the African nation to 7,267. The minister said no patient succumbed to the disease, the number of fatalities stands at 781. The ministry said of the latest cases four were female and four others male. Somalia rolled out its mass vaccinations on March 16, having received 300,000 doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines under the COVAX facility. On April 11, the horn of African country received 200,000 doses of Sinopharm vaccines donated by China to boost its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.