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Source: Ministry of Health, Zambia |

Coronavirus - Zambia: COVID-19 Daily Status Update (9th August 2020)

182 new confirmed cases; 32 deaths; 267 recoveries New cases reported from: 119 Lusaka, 21 Kabwe, 15 Chipata, 10 Chavuma, 9 Kalumbila, 3 Kalulushi, 2 Ndola, 2 Chongwe, 1 Solwezi Death reported from: 31 Lusaka (28 BIDs, 3 Facility deaths), 1 Solwezi (BID) Recoveries reported from: 148 Lusaka, 59 Muchinga,…

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Coronavirus: Mauritius - MW Wakashio Oil Spill

The country’s approximately 1.3 million inhabitants rely heavily on tourism, which has already been hard-hit by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020

HIGHLIGHTS Mauritius’ Prime Minister, Pravind Jugnauth, declared a “state of environmental emergency” on 7 August, after a ship that ran aground off the coast of the island nation began spilling oil. The bulk carrier vessel, MW Wakashio, was carrying nearly 4,200 metric tons of fuel when it ran aground on…

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Coronavirus – South Africa: Parliament Presiding officers pay Tribute to SA Women

This year, the country commemorates this day under the testing and difficult conditions brought about by the global Covid-19 pandemic

Parliament’s Presiding Officers led by the Speaker of the National Assembly Ms Thandi Modise and the Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces Mr Amos Masondo, join the nation in paying tribute to the courageous and resilient women towards ensuring a free, fair and non-sexist South Africa. It was on…

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Coronavirus - Nigeria: Assessment of Public Health Emergency Operations Centres (PHEOC) in response to COVID-19 pandemic

Across five states this week, we commenced the assessment of Public Health Emergency Operations Centres (PHEOC) for optimisation. We remain committed towards strengthening sub-national health security as well as capacity to manage disease outbreaks. In 2018, we began the set-up of Public Health Emergency Operations Centres (PHEOC) to ensure a…

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Coronavirus - South Africa: Total number of COVID-19 cases increases to 553188

COVID-19 Update: In the last 24 hours, there has been a total of 7714 new cases which takes the overall number of cases to 553188. Click the link to view the full report: https://bit.ly/31D2pXr

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Coronavirus - South Africa: COVID-19 update for South Africa (8th August 2020)

COVID-19 Update: A total of 36607 COVID-19 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours, with 7714 new cases. Regrettably, we report 301 more COVID-19 related deaths bringing the total number of deaths to 10210. Click the link to view the full report: https://bit.ly/2DQzI0Y

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Coronavirus - Kenya: Total confirmed COVID-19 cases in Kenya is 25,837

New cases: 699 Confirmed cases: 25,837 New recoveries: 781 Total recoveries: 11,899 New deaths: 5 Total deaths: 418 CS. Kagwe: This brings the Country's cumulative numbers of those tested to 349,307. From the new cases, 675 were Kenyans, while 24 were foreigners. In terms of Gender, 427 were male and…

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Coronavirus - Kenya: 781 patients have recovered from COVID-19 bringing total number of recoveries to 11,899

Total confirmed: 25837 Total recovered: 11899 Deaths: 418 CS. Kagwe: On a positive note, 781 patients have recovered from the disease bringing total number of recoveries to 11,899 so far. 125 were from various facilities and 656 from home-based care program. Sadly, 5 more patients have succumbed to the virus,…