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Coronavirus - Africa: In the face of Coronavirus, African Countries apply lessons from Ebola Response

Nearly $370 million has been approved or dispersed by the World Bank to fight COVID-19 in in 10 African countries, with more to come in the next weeks and months

Using lessons from the Ebola outbreak in 2014, African countries prepare to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 (coronavirus); in the aftermath of the West Africa Ebola crisis, the World Bank launched the Regional Disease Surveillance Systems Enhancement (REDISSE) Project to strengthen health systems and support effective disease surveillance 16 West…

Source: Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) |

Coronavirus - Somalia: Somalia Humanitarian Bulletin

Government has announced various COVID-19 control measures

Covid-19 preparedness and response scaled up; Government has announced various COVID-19 control measures; Gu rains have started with moderate to heavy showers; thousands of people displaced in Lower Shabelle region; SHF to allocate US$22 million but more resources needed. Coronavirus (COVID-19) preparedness and response scaled up across Somalia In conjunction…

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Coronavirus - Africa: African Union Member States (50) reporting COVID-19 cases

African Union Member States (50) reporting COVID-19 cases (7,741), deaths (313), and recoveries (640) by region: Central (753 cases, 28 deaths, 27 recoveries):  Burundi (3, 0, 0), Cameroon (509, 8, 17), Central African Republic (8, 0, 3), Chad (7, 0, 0), Congo (41, 3, 2), DRC (148, 16, 3), Equatorial…

Source: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) |

Coronavirus - Nigeria: A total of 190 confirmed cases and 2 deaths of COVID-19 have been recorded in Nigeria

As part of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, the NCDC DG Chikwe Ihekweazu provided updates on COVID-19 Nigeria at the press briefing convened daily by the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation. As at 3 April 2020, a total of 190 confirmed cases and 2 deaths of…

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Coronavirus - South Africa: 2 more deaths have been newly verified bringing the total to 9

NEW UPDATE: There are 1505 confirmed cases of COVID-19, an increase of 43 new cases. We're deeply saddened that 2 more deaths have been newly verified bringing the total to 9.

Source: Disease Surveillance Department, Ghana Health Service |

Coronavirus - Ghana: Situation Update, Confirmed Covid-19 Cases In Ghana As At 03 April 2020, 17:30hrs

Ghana has recorded a total of 205 cases of COVID-19 with five (5) deaths

Since the last update, Ghana has confirmed one (1) additional COVID-19 case from Upper East Region. This particular case has no travel history or contact with any confirmed case in Ghana. As at 3rd April 2020, Ghana has recorded a total of 205 cases of COVID-19 with five (5) deaths.…

Source: Ministry of Health and Population, Republic of Malawi |

Address by His Excellency Prof. Arthur Peter Mutharika, President of The Republic of Malawi, on confirmed Coronavirus cases

We are currently providing initial care and medical management for all three cases

Fellow Malawians, As you are all aware, the world has been attacked by Coronavirus. And until today, Malawi had no any confirmed case. However, sadly, I would like to inform the nation that for first time, we now have confirmed cases of Coronavirus disease in the country. There are three…