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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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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 – Nigeria: 23 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Nigeria

As at 08:00 pm 1st April there are 23 new cases of #COVID-19 reported in Nigeria; 9 in Lagos, 7 in the FCT, 5 in Akwa Ibom, 1 in Kaduna and 1 in Bauchi State. 174 confirmed cases, 9 have been discharged with 2 deaths.

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Coronavirus – Nigeria: Federal Government confirms 151 Cases of COVID-19

The Minister stated that two new laboratories had been added to the NCDC network of molecular laboratories for COVID-19

The Honorable Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire has confirmed 151 recorded cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria. He stated this at a press briefing on the 1st of April 2020, saying also that 82 are in Lagos, 28 in FCT, 8 in Oyo, 14 in Osun, 4 each in Ogun…

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Coronavirus - Nigeria: The virology lab of Alex Ekwueme Federal Teaching Hospital Abakaliki activated for COVID-19 testing

The virology lab of Alex Ekwueme Federal Teaching Hospital Abakaliki, Ebonyi has been activated for COVID19 testing. This brings number of COVID-19 testing labs in Nigeria to 7 In progress-Maiduguri, Kano, Sokoto, Port Harcourt, Jos & Kaduna

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African governments and the judiciary must protect workers and oil companies from ill-intent legal actions due to COVID-19

African energy companies and services companies operating onshore and offshore need to be given protection from unnecessary litigation

The African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org) is calling on African governments and the judiciary to take actions to shield oil & gas companies and their workers from lawyers trying to take advantage of the Coronavirus pandemic to create instability in the workplace. While most Africans are trying to cope with the…

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Coronavirus - Nigeria: Twelve new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Nigeria

Twelve new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Nigeria; 9 in Osun, 2 in Edo and 1 in Ekiti State As at 12:30 pm 1st April there are 151 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Nigeria. Nine have been discharged with two deaths

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Coronavirus - Nigeria: Child Protection Service Provision and Caring for Children in the Context of the COVID 19 Pandemic

Evidence from previous infectious disease outbreaks suggest that existing child protection risks are exacerbated

Introduction This note aims to provide practical guidance to child protection (CP) actors and actors in other sectors to facilitate safe child protection service provision during the COVID-19 pandemic and related control measures in north-east Nigeria. The COVID 19 & Child Protection Resource Folder will regularly be updated with global…

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Coronavirus - UNHCR Niger: Staying and delivering for refugees amid the COVID-19 crisis

UNHCR’s top priority in the COVID-19 crisis is to ensure that people we serve are included in the Government’s response plan and are properly informed

There are confirmed COVID-19 cases in Niger. Refugees are at the same risk of contracting and transmitting the COVID-19 virus as local populations. To date and based on available evidence, there have been no reports of COVID-19 infections among refugees and asylum-seekers in Niger. However, there is no reason to…