Four from Somaliland test positive for COVID-19 in Djibouti

Djibouti government said four people who crossed the border from Somaliland tested positive.

The country’s director general of health Dr. Salah Benoyta said the four who entered the country by roads are now in quarantine centre until they recover.

The country’s director general of health Dr. Salah Benoyta confirmed the four cases stated that the four will be sent to Arte medical centre for isolation and treatment.

Benoyta said the country now struggles with 22 cases of Coronavirus.

Mid this month, Djibouti recorded its first case of novel coronavirus Covid-19.

On March 15, the Djibouti Civil Aviation Authority suspended commercial passenger flights into and out of the country effective March 18, as a precautionary measure against coronavirus spread. However, this suspension does not apply to cargo flights.

Many world powers have military bases in Djibouti. The US has a large military base in Djibouti and China is also building a large military camp.

France has the oldest military presence in the tiny nation, and both Italy and Japan also have a military presence in the country.

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