4 Covid cases in Saharawi refugee camps

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PUSL.- This morning the suspicion of four cases of people infected with Covid-19 who are currently under surveillance was confirmed.

The Minister of Health announced that measures that were going to be taken regarding the containment and monitoring of possible transmission chains.

It is suspected that it is posible that the virus could have been introduced by someone who was in Tindouf, the Algerian locality closest to the refugee camps which had already registered cases of Covid-19.

More information is expected in the coming days.


The Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic
Ministry of Public Health
Corona Virus Prevention Committee

” Date: July 14, 2020

Statement 08

According to information from the National Committee for the Prevention of the Corona Virus: four suspected cases of the coronavirus have been registered, including three cases coming from infected areas.

All necessary measures have been taken to limit the spread of the epidemic.

We ask all citizens to adhere to the preventive measures adopted by the National Committee for the Prevention of the Corona Virus, especially with the increase in cases of Covid 19 infections in some neighboring countries.

The National Committee for the Prevention of Corona Virus