Source: Ministry of Health, Government of the Kingdom of Eswatini |

Coronavirus – Eswatini: COVID-19 Update (31st March 2020)

The country remains with nine confirmed COVID-19 cases of which the index case has tested negative and has been discharged

The Ministry of Health has received a total of 80 COVID-19 results, of which 65 were negative and 15 rejected because they did not meet case definition standards. The country remains with nine confirmed COVID-19 cases of which the index case has tested negative and has been discharged. The Ministry…

Source: UNICEF South Africa |

Infant and Young Child Feeding in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic - Eastern, Central and Southern Africa

Infants born to mothers with suspected, probable, or confirmed COVID-19 should be fed according to standard infant feeding guidelines

This joint note aims to consolidate the current recommendations on Infant and Young Child Feeding in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic in Eastern, Central and Southern Africa. This guidance is not intended to replace national guidance, rather to serve as a resource that is based on the latest evidence.…

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

Coronavirus – Tanzania: Local Manufacturers’ Ordeal

The two Asian economic giants are the main suppliers of raw materials to the country's manufacturing industries

The coronavirus outbreak has impacted many investments, but mainly local manufacturers who depend on raw materials from China and India. The two Asian economic giants are the main suppliers of raw materials to the country's manufacturing industries. Tanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF), Executive Director Godfrey Simbeye unveiled to the "Daily…

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Source: African Energy Chamber |

Equatorial Guinea shortlists companies for Key Energy Projects under its Year of Investment

The decision was adopted during a meeting on March 19th, 2020

The Board of Directors of the Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons (MMH) of Equatorial Guinea has selected and revealed the key companies shortlisted for the execution of its landmark projects under its ongoing Year of Investment. The decision was adopted during a meeting on March 19th, 2020. At Punta Europa,…

Source: Victor Oladokun |

COVID-19: Why Africa Urgently Needs an Ubuntu Plan (By Dr Victor Oladokun)

One virus has disrupted the whole world in a manner never seen before in history

By Dr Victor Oladokun, outgoing Director of Communication & External Relations at the African Development Bank Group Africa urgently needs a globally coordinated Ubuntu Plan in response to COVID-19, a fiscal stimulus that recognises our shared and connected humanity, as we find ourselves in the midst of an unprecedented crisis.…

Source: Ministry of Health, The Gambia |

Coronavirus - Gambia: The Government of The Gambia through the Ministry of Health received medical supplies donated by Jack Ma Foundation

Saturday 28th March 2020, the Government of The Gambia through the Ministry of Health received medical supplies donated by Jack Ma Foundation at a colourful ceremony at Banjul International Airport. The Chinese Ambassador to The Gambia H.E. Ma Jianchun on behalf of the People's Republic of China handing over the…

Source: South African Government |

Coronavirus - South Africa: As at today, 28 March 2020, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases is 1187

Some of the confirmed COVID-19 cases that involve health workers

Fellow South Africans, as at today, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases is 1187. We must outrightly state that these numbers do not indicate a reduction in the number of infections. It is merely a reflection of positive results that were received, verified and ready for today’s reporting. The…

Source: Ministry of Health, Kenya |

Coronavirus - Kenya: Press Statement on the Update of Coronavirus in the Country and Response Measures as at 28th March, 2020

Press Statement on the Update of Coronavirus in the Country and Response Measures as at 28th March, 2020: Fellow Kenyans, Welcome to the daily updates on the current status of Coronavirus disease outbreak in Kenya. In the last twenty-four hours, a total of eighty-one (81) samples from suspected cases of…

Source: World Health Organization (WHO) |

Modes of transmission of virus causing COVID-19: implications for IPC precaution recommendations

COVID-19 virus is transmitted between people through respiratory droplets and contact routes

Scientific brief According to current evidence, COVID-19 virus is transmitted between people through respiratory droplets and contact routes. Droplet transmission occurs when a person is in in close contact (within 1 m) with someone who has respiratory symptoms (e.g.  coughing or sneezing,) and is therefore at risk of having his/her…