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Tunisia records highest single day COVID-19 deaths

Tunisia recorded 317 coronavirus-related deaths in the last 24 hours, a record tally since the start of the pandemic, the health ministry reported on...

South African schools ready to reopen: minister

South Africa is ready to reopen schools on July 26 as COVID-19 figures are reducing and measures have been put in place to reduce...

China donates 470,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses to Nigeria

The Chinese government on Friday donated 470,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Nigeria to bolster the West African country’s fight against the virus. The Chinese...

Rwanda uses lockdown to ramp up COVID-19 testing

The Rwandan government has ramped up COVID-19 testing amid a 10-day lockdown, as the country seeks to map out the virus prevalence. Health authorities increased...

Ghana’s COVID-19 cases surpass 100,000

Ghana's total number of confirmed cases surpassed 100,000 on Friday, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) confirmed. According to the GHS, the West African country's total...

Botswana warns public against use of unauthorized drugs to treat COVID-19

Authorities in Botswana have cautioned sections of the public against advocating for the use of unauthorized medicines to treat the coronavirus. “In view of this...

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine gets EU regulator endorsement for teens

Moderna’s (MRNA.O) COVID-19 vaccine could become the second shot okayed for adolescent use in the European Union after regulators on Friday recommended approving it...

COVID-19 source tracing should be science-based: South African leading scientist

COVID-19 source-tracing should be science-based, objective and fair, well-known South African epidemiologist Salim Abdool Karim said. It is very important to identify sources of new...

Tunisia extends state of emergency for 6 months

Tunisian President Kais Saied decided on Friday to extend the state of emergency imposed across the country for another six months. "President Saied decided to...

Tunisia receives COVID-19 vaccines, medical aid from France

Tunisia received on Friday 500,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines as well as medical equipment and supplies provided by France to help fight the pandemic. "Tunisian...
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