Tanzania’s Foreign Affairs ministry has summoned the acting U.S. Ambassador Inmi Patterson, to clarify an advisory on COVID-19 cases in the country. The U.S. embassy’s Twitter page claimed that Dar es Salaam is not safe due to a large numbers of COVID-19 cases, saying that many hospitals are overwhelmed. The government has described the report as untrue, saying it would likely cause distress for Tanzanians and foreign nationals.
The release of Covid-19 official statistics has remained a mystery for nearly a month despite a promise by Health minister Ummy Mwalimu who said the government would resume … Read more »
The Tanzanian government’s tepid response to COVID-19 and seeming lack of transparency over coronavirus cases is fuelling concern that it is covering up the true extent of the … Read more »