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Burkina Faso: UNHCR warns about rising rate of COVID-19 cases

UN agency warns that pandemic will further stress Burkina Faso’s poor healthcare system and economy.

Burkina Faso has one of the fastest infection rates in sub-Saharan Africa with millions potentially at risk.

The UN refugee agency is warning that the effect of coronavirus pandemic on the country already suffering from poverty and attacks by armed groups could be dire.

Al Jazeera’s Nicolas Haque reports.