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COVID-19: Burundi and Sierra Leone Record First Cases

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Two African nations; Burundi and Sierra Leone have recorded their first cases of coronavirus. 

On Tuesday, Burundi Health Minister, Thadée Ndikumana announced that two citizens have tested positive for the virus after travelling in from Rwanda and Dubai.

While in Sierra Leone, a 37-year-old man who had arrived from France was found to have Covid-19.

The government has stated that it would not announce a total lockdown yet but a year-long state of public health emergency has been declared. Commercial flights have been suspended as schools have been ordered to close.

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