African Development Bank COVID-19 response grant is saving lives in South Sudan

A $4 million COVID-19 response grant from the African Development Bank has boosted South Sudan’s capacity to respond to the health crisis created by the pandemic. As at 18 September 2020, South Sudan had 2,599 confirmed cases, 49 deaths and 1,290 recoveries. In response to the pandemic, in June 2020, the Bank rolled out the grant under its COVID-19 Response Facility to strengthen the joint efforts by the government, the World Health Organization (WHO) and other partners to fight the disease in the country.

African Development Bank COVID-19 response grant is saving lives in South Sudan
A $4 million COVID-19 response grant from the African Development Bank has boosted South Sudan’s capacity to respond to the health crisis created by the pandemic. As at 18 September 2020, South Sudan had 2,599 confirmed cases, 49 deaths and 1,290 recoveries. In response to the pandemic, in June 2020, the Bank rolled out the grant under its COVID-19 Response Facility to strengthen the joint efforts by the government, the World Health Organization (WHO) and other partners to fight the disease in the country.