Coronavirus in Sudan sets the health minister and the public at odds

Unusual numbers of deaths are reported in the Sudanese city of al-Fashir

According to official figures, there are now almost 4,000 Covid-19 cases in Sudan — a third of them recorded during the past week.

Those are the ones known to the authorities but health minister Akram Ali al-Tom readily acknowledges that the real number is higher. “The virus is running in front of us,” he said in an interview with the BBC.



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