The statistics from the Ministry of Health for the last 10 days (June 3-12) indicate that 10,491 cases were reported, compared to the previous 10 days (May 24-June 2), where only 4,757 cases were reported. The cumulative total of Covid-19 cases in the country is 60,250.
The statistics also indicate that of the total 65 deaths registered across the country in the last 20 days (May 24-June 12), 90 per cent (58) occurred in the last 10 days. The cumulative total of Covid-19 deaths is 428 with 15 new deaths reported on June 12 alone.
From June 1 to June 10, 38 Covid-19 deaths were registered and over 8,273 confirmed new cases.
The Ministry of Health recently announced that all intensive care and high-dependency beds in the country were already occupied.
As in many countries on the African continent, vaccination against Covid-19 is progressing very slowly barely 750,000 people have received one dose (35,000 have received two doses) in a country of some 45 million people