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TANZANIA REOPENS UNIVERSITIES DESPITE COVID-19 CONCERNS

TANZANIA REOPENS UNIVERSITIES DESPITE COVID-19 CONCERNS

Universities in Tanzania reopened on Monday, despite a lack of clarity on the spread of coronavirus after the government decided to stop updating figures in April.

As students entered dozens of campuses across Tanzania for the first time since mid-March, there were only cursory efforts to impose measures preventing the spread of COVID-19.

Media reports have it that crowded lecture halls made a mockery of social distancing.

Tanzania’s President John Magufuli’s government has not released official infection figures since April 29, when a total of 480 cases and 16 deaths had been recorded.