The South Sudanese military has announced the death of three generals who died after becoming ill with Covid-19.
The three Generals are identified as David Manyot Barach, Elijah Alier Ayom and Mabior Maket.
According to the military, burials would be organised by a committee in collaboration with the families of the deceased,
Chief of Defence Forces Gen Johnson Juma Okot has urged all soldiers to adhere to Covid-19 safety measures, according to the military spokesman Brig Gen Santo Domic Chol.
The Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization (WHO) say South Sudan is witnessing a surge in cases because of poor adherence to safety measures like social distancing and the wearing of face masks.