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South Sudan’s COVID-19 recoveries pass 1,000

South Sudan's ministry of health confirmed the total number of COVID-19 recoveries has passed 1,000 on Thursday as the country intensifies mitigation measures to...

COVID-19 repercussions may cost Tunisia 1.76 bln USD

The repercussions of the coronavirus pandemic could cost Tunisia over 1.76 billion U.S. dollars, Tunisian Finance Minister Mohamed Nizar Yaiche said on Thursday. In a...

COVID-19 cases in Uganda cross 1,000 mark

Uganda's ministry of health on Thursday reported 23 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of registered cases in the country to 1,000. The...

Zimbabwe records 98 new COVID-19 cases as total hits 885

Zimbabwe registered 98 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the country's tally to 885. Of the total, 51 are citizens who returned from South...

Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases now above a half-million mark

The continent-wide total is over 508,000, according to figures released Wednesday by the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, after South Africa recorded...

S. Africa reports record single-day deaths related to COVID-19

South Africa reported a record 192 single-day deaths related to COVID-19 late Tuesday, bringing the total to 3,502 in the country. Of the new deaths,...

Children are ‘dying needlessly’ from AIDS-related illnesses: UNAIDS

The UN agency leading the battle against HIV and AIDS says the fight against the pandemic especially among children has fallen behind despite the...

107-year-old woman recovers from COVID-19 in Egypt

A 107-year-old Egyptian woman has fully recovered from COVID-19 in Egypt's Minya province, the Egyptian government said Tuesday. The woman, named Nabawiya Mohamed, was recently...

228 new COVID-19 cases reported in Morocco, 14,607 in total

A total of 228 new COVID-19 cases were confirmed in Morocco on Tuesday, bringing the total number of infections to 14,607. The number of people...

Somalia’s cholera outbreak has claimed 26 lives this year

An outbreak of cholera and acute watery diarrhea in Somalia had killed 26 people in the past six months, a UN health agency said...
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