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Coronavirus - Sierra Leone: Stranded Sierra Leoneans return amid COVID-19 pandemic, part of 2,800 returns along Humanitarian Corridors in West, Central Africa

As per Sierra Leone health regulations, all returnees were tested for COVID-19 before they left Senegal

This week (13 August), 59 Sierra Leoneans stranded in Senegal since the outbreak of COVID-19 returned home safely via air charter flight, bringing to 2,800 the number of people assisted with voluntary return in the region by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) with financial support from the European Union.…

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Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 14 August 2020, 6 pm EAT

African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (1,086,098) deaths (24,694), and recoveries (781,669) by region: Central (50,728 cases; 978 deaths; 37,919 recoveries): Burundi (410; 1; 321), Cameroon (17,586; 393; 16,060), CAR (4,652; 61; 1,728), Chad (949; 76; 860), Congo (3,745; 60; 1,625), DRC (9,605; 238; 8,512), Equatorial Guinea (4,821;…

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Coronavirus - African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (1,064,546) deaths (23,839), and recoveries (758,292)

African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (1,064,546) deaths (23,839), and recoveries (758,292) by region: Central (50,539 cases; 965 deaths; 37,770 recoveries): Burundi (408; 1; 315), Cameroon (17,586; 393; 16,060), CAR (4,647; 61; 1,727), Chad (946; 76; 859), Congo (3,745; 60; 1,625), DRC (9,499; 225; 8,375), Equatorial Guinea (4,821;…

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Coronavirus - African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (1,057,599) deaths (23,616), and recoveries (745,530)

African Union Member States reporting (55) reporting COVID-13 cases (1,057,599) deaths (23,616), and recoveries (745,530) by region: Central (50,529 cases; 964 deaths; 37,744 recoveries): Burundi (408; 1; 315), Cameroon (17,586; 393; 16,060), CAR (4,641; 60; 1,721), Chad (945; 76; 843), Congo (3,745; 60; 1,625), DRC (9,499; 225; 8,375), Equatorial Guinea…

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Coronavirus - African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (1,055,964) deaths (23,582), and recoveries (744,438)

African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (1,055,964) deaths (23,582), and recoveries (744,438) by region: Central (50,518 cases; 963 deaths; 37,732 recoveries): Burundi (408; 1; 315), Cameroon (17,586; 393; 16,060), CAR (4,641; 60; 1,721), Chad (945; 76; 843), Congo (3,745; 60; 1,625), DRC (9,488; 224; 8,363), Equatorial Guinea (4,821;…

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Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 10 August 2020, 6 pm EAT

African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (1,048,600) deaths (23,278), and recoveries (734,235) by region: Central (50,353 cases; 961 deaths; 37,589 recoveries): Burundi (408; 1; 315), Cameroon (17,586; 393; 16,060), CAR (4,641; 60; 1,721), Chad (944; 76; 839), Congo (3,664; 58; 1,605), DRC (9,488; 224; 8,363), Equatorial Guinea (4,821;…

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Coronavirus - Sierra Leone: Government of Sierra Leone, Irish Aid and UNICEF provide 2307 handwashing stations to primary schools

Faced with the COVID-19 pandemic, whose primary defense mechanism is handwashing with soap and water, setting up handwashing stations at schools is essential

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF), with support from Irish Aid, has started the distribution of 2307 handwashing stations to Government and Government-assisted Primary schools in eight districts in Sierra Leone. The distribution started on Thursday 6th August in Western Area Urban, and will continue in Western Area Rural, Kenema, Bo,…