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Sudan: 9 new deaths due to coronavirus

KHARTOUM, June 3 (KUNA) -- Sudan declared on Wednesday registering nine new deaths and 137 infections with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Sudanese Ministry of Health said in a statement overall count of persons infected with the virus reached 5,310 including a total of 307 deaths.
Meanwhile, number of patients who were pronounced as cured of the virus-caused ailment amounted to 1,625 with 103 new cases.
Administration of the capital Khartoum has decided to extend the total lockdown, in place since April 18, in a bid to weaken vigor of the contagion. (end) mam.rk