Covid-19: The positivity rate is falling

30 new cases of Covid-19 were recorded from June 4 to 5, 2022 according to the report from the Ministry of Public Health and the Fight against AIDS and its partners.

Until June 5, 123 positive cases have been reported. In 49 health districts across the country. The district of Vumbi, in the province of Kirundo, in the north of the country, has been the most affected since April 18 with 733 positive cases listed from May 8 to June 4, 2022.

At Melchior Ndadaye airport and on land borders, 85 confirmed cases and 108 positive cases among outgoing travelers at the National Institute of Public Health.

A total of 1,112 people have tested positive for covid-19 in the past 4 weeks, according to the coronavirus pandemic response situation report.

More than 14,000 people are already vaccinated and this until June 5 and more than 13,000 have received all their doses, including 738 health workers.

This report speaks of a relaxation of respect for barrier measures within the population and the decline in voluntary screening as major challenges.

Source: IWACU Burundi

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