Senegal eases COVID-19 restrictions as food crisis looms
The World Food Programme says the pandemic could push an additional 130 million people to the brink of starvation by the end of the year.
While the number of infections is multiplying in Senegal, the government is easing restriction on movement, fearing a looming food crisis.
Al Jazeera's Nicolas Haque reports from Sandiara in Senegal's Thies region.
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The partial lifting of measures allows more people to return to work and places of worship have reopened. But restarting schools have been postponed by a week after teachers' unions complained that not enough has been done to keep students safe.
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