With only one dedicated COVID-19 hospital for 15 million people, Somalia is bracing for a catastrophic coronavirus outbreak, doctors warn.
An ambulance driver wearing protective gears walks near the isolation unit for COVID-19 patients at Martini hospital in Mogadishu on March 29, 2020. (AFP)
Worst prepared country
A man wears a mask as a protective measure to curb the coronavirus while bathing at Lido beach in Mogadishu, Somalia, on April 4, 2020. (AFP)
Somali women protest against the killing Friday night of at least one civilian during the overnight curfew, intended to curb the spread of the new coronavirus, on a street in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia on April 25, 2020. (AP)
Somalia’s most vulnerable
A Somali girl rests at an IDP (internally displaced person) camp near Mogadishu, Somalia on March 12, 2020. (Reuters)
A Somali doctor and a nurse wear protective face masks as they prepare a ward for COVID-19 patients, at the Martini Hospital in Mogadishu, Somalia on March 18, 2020. (Reuters)