Source: South African Government |

Coronavirus - South Africa: Government calls for continued respect of the rule of law during Coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown period

Call for continued respect of the rule of law during COVID-19 lockdown period

As the country entered into the second week of the lockdown, the National Joint Operational And Intelligence Structure (NatJOINTS)  is calling on communities and various organisations to refrain from taking the law into their own hands to enforce Disaster Management Regulations. The NatJOINTS which comprises of various Government departments, is…

Source: South African Government |

Coronavirus – South Africa: North West Health on supervision of confirmed Coronavirus COVID-19 cases

Missing COVID-19 positive person tracked down and quarantined

The North West Department of Health has taken a decision to put all confirmed COVID-19 patients and their contacts under its supervision to avoid further spread of coronavirus. The decision was made after a COVID-19 patient from Bloemhof could not be found at home and had to be tracked down…

Source: United Nations (UN) |

Coronavirus - South Sudan: COVID-19 case confirmed in South Sudan

The Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization (WHO) are leading the investigation by epidemiologists to test people recently in contact with the patient

The United Nations in South Sudan has confirmed a case of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) among its staff. The Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization (WHO) are leading the investigation by epidemiologists to test people recently in contact with the patient in accordance with agreed protocols. The patient has…

Source: Embassy of the United Republic of Tanzania Tel Aviv, Israel |

Coronavirus – Tanzania: Tanzania Consults Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) Expert on Wearing Face Mask

To wear or not to wear a face mask, remains a big question for many in Tanzania

The Government said it has engaged an epidemiologist from Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS), Prof. Japhet Killewo, as it seeks to come up with guidelines on how best to use face masks in preventing the spread of Coronavirus. To wear or not to wear a face mask, remains…

Source: Embassy of the United Republic of Tanzania Tel Aviv, Israel |

Coronavirus – Tanzania: Tighter COVID-19 Vigilance

The Minister further said that all travellers will be subjected to intensive screening, including rapid testing for COVID-19 if deemed necessary

The Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children issued an updated Travel Advisory to accommodate trucks and vehicles carrying goods and services as part of measures to contain the spread of novel Coronavirus. According to the improved Travel Advisory Number Two of April 4th, this year, the updated…