The Representative of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Senegal, Silvia Danailov Tuesday congratulated the Senegalese authorities in Dakar for starting their national anti-COVID-19 campaign.
“I congratulate Senegal for having started its vaccination campaign. We are happy to be alongside the government of Senegal for the supply of the vaccine,” said Ms. Danailov.
She felt that we must continue to support all those affected by COVID-19, but also insist on communication and awareness to better explain to populations the importance of vaccination.
According to the UNICEF representative in Senegal, without awareness, respect for barrier gestures, and anti-COVID-19 vaccination, the disease will not be able to be defeated to save lives, return to normal life, but also revive the disease. ‘Mondial economy.
To date, Senegal has 39,127 positive cases for the coronavirus, including 1,065 deaths and 37,822 recoveries. According to the Senegalese Ministry of Health and Social Action, nearly 310,000 people have already been vaccinated against COVID-19.