REGULAR UPDATES BY MINURSO ON COVID-19

7 Jul 2020

REGULAR UPDATES BY MINURSO ON COVID-19

 

Legitimate and institutional website for fact-based information about the coronavirus and related issues:

https://hr.un.org/page/coronavirus-disease-covid-19

WHO updated advice to the public:

WHO dedicated WhatsApp messaging service broadcasting information on COVID19

WhatsApp links:

Arabic: https://bit.ly/2y5BeJt

French: https://bit.ly/2UHvsoZ

English: https://bit.ly/341lIKR

https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-f...

Global counselling services: https://www.advance-medical.net/services/global-telemedicine

On 06 July, only 12 new cases were confirmed in Laayoune area, which is a significant decrease from recent days.  It is too early to confirm a trend, but this is a positive indicator.  In the last 24 hours, 168 COVID-19 patients have recovered, the highest number of recoveries in one day, bringing the total number of recoveries in Laayoune to 172. There are currently 448 active cases in Western Sahara west of the berm, down from about 600 on the weekend . All known cases are isolated or under medical care. MINURSO maintains constant liaison with the Moroccan government, POLISARIO and Algerian government to share information and coordinate action.