Source: Ministry of Health, Kenya |

Coronavirus - Kenya: COVID-19 update (22 January 2021)

The total confirmed positive cases are now 99,769

139 people have tested positive to the disease, out of a sample size of 5,487 tested in the last 24 hours. The total confirmed positive cases are now 99,769. The cumulative tests so far conducted are 1,148,030. From the cases 119 are Kenyans while 20 are foreigners. County distribution; Nairobi…

Source: World Health Organization (WHO) |

Coronavirus: COVAX announces new agreement, plans for first deliveries

COVAX announced that, pending WHO emergency use listings, nearly 150 million doses of the AstraZeneca/Oxford candidate are anticipated to be available in Q1 2021

COVAX announced the signing of an advance purchase agreement for up to 40 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine; rollout to commence with successful execution of supply agreements; additionally, COVAX announced that, pending WHO emergency use listings, nearly 150 million doses of the AstraZeneca/Oxford candidate are anticipated to be available…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Seychelles |

Coronavirus - Seychelles: India gifts Seychelles with COVISHIELD vaccines

The consignment arrived this afternoon on a special Indian Navy Aircraft ‘Boeing P81’

The Government of India has today gifted 50,000 doses of the COVISHIELD vaccine to Seychelles.  The consignment arrived this afternoon on a special Indian Navy Aircraft ‘Boeing P81’. The Indian High Commissioner to Seychelles, H.E. General Dalbir Singh Suhag, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Tourism, Mr. Sylvestre Radegonde, Minister for…

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Coronavirus - Namibia: COVID-19 Update 22 January 2021

New cases 333 Deaths: 1 Recoveries: 341 Hospitalized cases: 193 (27 in ICU)

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Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 22 January 2021, 9 am EAT

African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (3,365,095) deaths (82,891), and recoveries (2,822,123) by region: Central (83,170 cases; 1,561 deaths; 71,449 recoveries): Burundi (1,358; 2; 773), Cameroon (28,010; 455; 26,861), CAR (4,974; 63; 4,902), Chad (3,065; 114; 2,193), Congo (7,709; 114; 5,860), DRC (21,398; 644; 14,865), Equatorial Guinea (5,365; 86;…

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Coronavirus: The United States provides 20 ventilators to Zimbabwe to respond to COVID-19

The ventilators, produced in the United States, reflect cutting-edge technology customized to Zimbabwe’s needs and requirements

The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), donated 20 brand-new, state-of-the-art ventilators to Solidarity Trust Zimbabwe to help Zimbabweans fight COVID-19.   “Too many Zimbabweans have already passed away due to COVID-19.  We express our deepest condolences to all who have lost their loved ones.  We are…

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Coronavirus: Bank of Namibia donates Medical Equipment to the Ministry of Health and Social Services

The donation took place on Wednesday, 20 January 2021 at the Ministry of Health and Social Services in Windhoek

In solidarity with the Namibian nation fighting the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bank of Namibia has donated medical equipment of bout N$ 3Million worth to the Ministry of Health and Social Services. The donation took place on Wednesday, 20 January 2021 at the Ministry of Health and…