Tanzania on Monday confirmed its first case of Covid-19 in the country. Health ministry said the 46-year-old woman returned from Belgium on Sunday aboard a Rwandan Air plane. The woman was screened on arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA) in Arusha but she did not have any symptoms of the virus. Later, she fell ill while in her hotel room in Arusha and went to hospital, Health Minister Ummy Mwalimu said. Samples were taken to Dar es Salaam for testing and results confirmed the woman was infected with the corona virus. Ms Mwalimu added that the woman is in isolation and her condition is improving.
Also Tanzania has reported two new Corona Virus cases raising the total to three affected people, Hon. Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has confirmed. Majaliwa on Wednesday told journalists that the two patients are foreign nationals from the US and Germany. One case was confirmed in Dar es Salaam and one in Zanzibar, according to Majaliwa.
All activities that involve the mob of people have also postponed until further notes. Schools and Colleges are also closed since yesterday 17th Mach 2020 to 20th April 2020.
WHO and the Tanzania ministers, urged Tanzanians to take precautions to prevent infection, and to report at any medical centre if they develop any symptoms of the disease by tolling free the following number; 0800110124 and 0800110125. We SHENGENA ADVENTURE CO. LTD also insist Tanzania to take serious precautions by observing all health advice.
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