COVID-19: Sadio Mane Makes Generous Donation to Senegal Health

Once again, Liverpool Muslim forward Sadio Mane has proved himself as one of the nicest footballers on earth.

The world-class footballer has made a donation worth 30 million CFA francs (£41,000) to aid the battle against coronavirus in Senegal.

The Reds winger’s homeland had declared 27 confirmed cases of the virus as of Tuesday, though two of those have already made a full recovery.

He decided to make the donation “spontaneously after noticing the evolution of the situation” with the increase of Covid-19 cases in Senegal, his agent said, The BBC reported.

Mane also shared a video on social media where he asked his compatriots to take coronavirus “extremely seriously”.

He also gave his followers advice on preventive measures to apply like “disinfect or wash your hands for at least 30 seconds”.

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Coronavirus Outbreak

The coronavirus virus originated from the central Chinese city of Wuhan and has quickly spread to more than 100 countries.

The World Health Organization (WHO) declared on March 11, the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) a pandemic.

On Monday, WHO announced that there have been 167,511 reported cases of Covid-19 [the WHO official name of the novel coronavirus disease] and 6606 related deaths.