Burundi: Lack of testing in crisis-affected contexts masks real spread of pandemic, warns IRC

30 Juli 2020
Countries: Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Côte d’Ivoire, Liberia, Niger, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, United Republic of Tanzania
Source: International Rescue Committee

For example, in Somalia, 32% of those tested are positive – in contrast to 3% in Germany – indicating that a huge proportion of COVID cases are going undetected, leaving the pandemic to spread freely.