The Sudanese government on Sunday decided to extend the full curfew in Khartoum State for one more week starting Tuesday to prevent the COVID-19 spread, the Higher Committee for Health Emergencies announced.
The government also decided to extend the closure of airports for domestic and international passenger flights until July 12.
The Sudanese government imposed a three-week full curfew on Khartoum State on April 18. The full curfew has since been extended for four times.
Sudan has so far reported 9,257 COVID-19 cases, including 572 deaths and 4,014 recoveries.
China has been offering help to Sudan in its fight against COVID-19.
On June 18, the Chinese government provided a new batch of medical supplies to Sudan to boost its efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
On June 11, a Chinese team of medical experts concluded a two-week mission of supporting Sudan’s fight against COVID-19 through sharing China’s experiences in controlling and treating the infectious disease.