Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Coronavirus pandemic will be with us for a long time, WHO...

The World Health Organization on Saturday warned the coronavirus pandemic was likely to be "lengthy" after its emergency committee met to evaluate the crisis...

Brazil first lady tests positive for coronavirus

Brasília - Brazil's first lady, Michelle Bolsonaro, tested positive for the new coronavirus Thursday, the government said, after her husband spent two weeks in...

UGANDA: Hospitals urged to treat pneumonia as possible COVID-19 cases

Kampala, Uganda - The Ministry of Health has advised health facilities to treat all patients admitted with acute respiratory tract symptoms or illnesses such...

Coronavirus toll surges in Madagascar, land of COVID ‘cure’

Antananarivo - Ambulance sirens wail almost incessantly, the hospitals are swamped and the sports stadium has been turned into a 250-bed field hospital. Antananarivo, the...

Tanzania’s Benjamin Mkapa had malaria, not coronavirus: family

Dar es Salaam - Former Tanzanian president Benjamin Mkapa was suffering from malaria and died of a heart attack, his family said Sunday, scotching rumours...

Uganda records second COVID-19 death

Kampala - Uganda on Sunday recorded a second COVID-19 death, ministry of health announced. According to Dr. Olaro Charles who signed the ministry statement on...

N. Korea reports first suspected infection as global cases top 16m

North Korea declared its first suspected coronavirus case on Sunday, becoming one of the last countries to do so as the number of people...

North Korea puts border city in lockdown over suspected Covid-19 outbreak

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un placed the city of Kaesong near the border with South Korea under total lockdown after a person was...

Uganda confirms first Covid-19 death as case load rises to 1,079

KAMPALA - Uganda has registered its first COVID-19 death four months after the epidemic broke out in the country. The deceased, a 34-year-old Ugandan support...

South African restaurants protest coronavirus lockdown restrictions

Johannesburg - South Africa restaurateurs protested on Wednesday against a coronavirus curfew and an alcohol ban that they said were wrecking their industry. President Cyril Ramaphosa...
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