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Senegal confirms first case of COVID-19

Senegal has registered its first confirmed case of the COVID-19, a French citizen who has since been placed under observation. The patient tested positive for...

President Buhari calls for calm amid COVID-19 outbreak

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has urged the West African country’s citizens to remain calm amid the COVID-19 outbreak. The president’s call comes after the country...

CMG Journalist clarifies fight against COVID-19

Countries in Africa have stepped up proactive measures and enhanced their capacity to test for the COVID-19 virus. Health authorities around the continent have bolstered...

Algeria confirms two more coronavirus cases

Algeria has confirmed two new cases of coronavirus infections, a woman and her daughter aged 53 and 24 years respectively, the health ministry said...

First U.S. coronavirus death confirmed in Washington state

  The governor of Washington declared a state of emergency Saturday after a man died there of COVID-19, the first such reported death in the...

SGR workers send solidarity to Wuhan

Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) workers in Kenya have expressed solidarity with China in its fight against COVID-19 outbreak. The group of workers includes individuals, who once...

BREAKING: Iranian MP with virus dies as outbreak spreads

  An Iranian MP who contracted the novel coronavirus COVID-19 has died, a state-run news agency has reported, amid the sharp rise in the number...

CGTN Africa’s chief anchor briefs Ugandan audience on COVID 19

CGTN Africa's  chief anchor Beatrice Marshall has been a guest on Lunch Time News at the Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC). During the show, Marshall briefed...

Italian with coronavirus in Nigeria was not isolated for almost 48...

  An Italian man who has been confirmed as Nigeria’s first coronavirus case after arriving from Milan was in the country for almost two full...

Iran cancels Friday prayers to limit spread of coronavirus

For the first time in decades, Iran canceled Friday prayers in Tehran and 22 other provincial capitals in a battle to try and limit...
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