COVID-19 Task Force Met In South Sudan For Emergency Meeting
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COVID-19 Task Force Met In South Sudan For Emergency Meeting

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COVID-19 Task Force Met In South Sudan For Emergency Meeting. This Was The Tasks Force 40th Meeting

The High-Level Taskforce was briefed on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Situation in South Sudan, the Region and the Globe by the Honourable Minister for Health

The High-Level Taskforce on COVID-19 Pandemic held its 40′ Meeting on the afternoon of Friday 1″ May 2020 under the Chairmanship of H. E. Dr Riek Machar Teny-Dhurgon, the First Vice President and Deputy Chairman of the High-Level Taskforce on COVID-19 Pandemic.

The High-Level Taskforce was briefed on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Situation in South Sudan, the Region and the Globe by the Honourable Minister for Health.

The High-Level Taskforce directs to waive the requirement for COVID-19 testing of all Humanitarian Aid workers on official travel to the states

COVID-19 Task Force Met In South Sudan For Emergency Meeting

The Honourable Minister informed the Taskforce that, the Public Health Laboratory released one Hundred and Thirty-Eight results. Of these, ten (10) cases were confirmed positive while one hundred and twenty eight (128) tests returned negative. The confirmed cases were: two truck drivers at Nimule Border Crossing, 6 contacts of case number six (6) and two (2) domestic travelers planning to travel to their home state. South Sudan now has Forty-Five (45) confirmed cases.

The High-Level Taskforce directs to waive the requirement for COVID-19 testing of all Humanitarian Aid workers on official travel to the states. All travelers, however, must observe a 14-day-quarantine prior to travel. Authorised health workers from the Ministry of Health must be allowed free regular access to the quarantine facility.

The High-Level Taskforce welcomes the work of the Justice Institutions and Rule of Law on the decongestions of prisons and detention centres, and urges the committee to expedite the process.

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