Sudan imposes lockdown on capital after 10 new coronavirus cases

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan will impose a lockdown on the capital Khartoum, the country's most populous city, for three weeks after 10 more cases of the new coronavirus were discovered on Monday, its information minister said. The lockdown will start on Saturday, Faisal Saleh told Reuters. In total, 29 coronavirus cases have been discovered in Sudan.

Reuters April 14, 2020 00:10:24 IST
Sudan imposes lockdown on capital after 10 new coronavirus cases

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KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan will impose a lockdown on the capital Khartoum, the country's most populous city, for three weeks after 10 more cases of the new coronavirus were discovered on Monday, its information minister said.

The lockdown will start on Saturday, Faisal Saleh told Reuters. In total, 29 coronavirus cases have been discovered in Sudan.

(Reporting by Khalid Abdelaziz and Nafisa Eltahir; Writing by Ulf Laessing; Editing by Alison Williams)

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