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IGAD support Somalia to fight against COVID19

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Somalia has received USD 100,000 as a financial contribution from IGAD to fight against CoronaVirus infection on Monday.

Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Ambassador Mohamed Ali-Nur Haji, received the check from Jemal Ahmed, a senior liaison officer for the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development Office in Mogadishu.

IGAD has collected over $ 700,000 in financial contributions from 430 employees across its offices in different countries, IGAD participates in efforts to provide safety and protection against the virus and show support to all IGAD members.

Somalia recorded 7 coronavirus cases since last month and reported with no death, following Health deputy minister warns of possible spread of COVID19 after a resident with no travel history tests positive on Friday in Mogadishu.

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