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Coronavirus – Zambia: Zambia COVID-19 Statistics Status Update - 2 April 2020

Zambia records 3 new cases today and the first death. The dead is a 48 years old who had underlying chronic respiratory problems. 3 new confirmed cases Total confirmed: 39 Total recoveries: 0 Total deaths: 1

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Coronavirus – Tanzania: Tanzania confirms another COVID-19 case

Health Minister, Ms. Ummy Mwalimu in statement released to the public said the confirmed case who tested positive is a 42-year-old female American national

Tanzania has today confirmed one more Coronavirus cases bringing the national total to 20. Health Minister, Ms. Ummy Mwalimu in statement released to the public said the confirmed case who tested positive is a 42-year-old female American national. This now brings the number of cases to 20 out of which…

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Coronavirus – Africa: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases

African Union Member States (49) reporting COVID-19 cases (6,213), deaths (221), and recoveries (469) by region: Central (425 cases, 20 deaths, 14 recoveries): Burundi (2, 0, 0), Cameroon (233, 6, 5), Central African Republic (8, 0, 3), Chad (7, 0, 0), Congo (19, 2, 2), DRC* (123, 11, 3), Equatorial…

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African Development Bank approves $1.5 million emergency grant to curb desert locusts ravaging East and Horn of Africa

The proposed assistance will be channeled to the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) on Wednesday approved a $1.5 million emergency relief grant to assist nine countries in the East and Horn of Africa on the control of swarms of desert locusts that are threatening livelihoods and food security. The proposed assistance will be…

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Coronavirus - Democratic Republic of the Congo: UNHCR Update on COVID-19 Response

Across DRC, UNHCR is putting in place prevention measures in refugee camps

As of 1 April, there were 123 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the DRC, with 11 reported deaths. No new cases of Ebola have been recorded since 17 February; should this trend continue until 12 April, the epidemic can be declared over. On 25 March, UNHCR declared a global L2…

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Coronavirus - Eswatini: Partial Lockdown Update – COVID-19

Eswatini remains with nine confirmed COVID-19 cases, and at high risk and high alert

The Kingdom of Eswatini entered its sixth day of the Partial Lockdown initiated to halt the spread of the coronavirus. With 850 000 confirmed COVID-19 cases and over 41000 deaths globally, this virus is proving to be among the biggest health challenges the world has faced in many years. This…

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Coronavirus – Africa: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases

African Union Member States (49) reporting COVID-19 cases (5,940), deaths (210), and recoveries (426) by region: Central (409 cases, 26 deaths, 17 recoveries): Burundi (2, 0, 0), Cameroon' (233, 6, 5), Central African Republic (6, 0, 3), Chad (7, 0, 0), Congo (19, 2, 2), DRC (109, 17, 6), Equatorial…

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Coronavirus – Africa: COVID-19 Pandemic Situation Report in ECOWAS-CEDEAO Region

As of 31 March 2020, more than 1,000 cases of coronavirus have been reported. With the first recorded case in Sierra-Leone, all 15 ECOWAS-CEDEAO Member States are currently affected. The response continues!