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MEDICAL: President Ali announces US$60m response to COVID-19


With the number of COVID-19  cases rising  in the country and five persons dying from the disease in the last four days, President Irfaan Ali on Wednesday August 19, announced a number of measures his Government is taking to tackle the pandemic which includes the sourcing of some US$60M to assist in its efforts.

The monies will be sourced from the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank and the Islamic Development Bank. Another US$2M has also been sourced from the Government of India.    Continue reading