CORONAVIRUS

16-Apr-2021 to 17:17

S/Africa turns to Russians, Chinese for Covid vaccines

APA-Durban (South Africa) — Just days after “temporarily” suspending its vaccination programme that used the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine, South Africa would secure the Russian-made Sputnik V vaccines and China’s Sinovac injections to add to its vaccination arsenal, APA learnt on Friday.

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16-Apr-2021 to 10:29

Africa reports 10 percent drop in Covid deaths

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Africa has reported 1944 deaths in a week until Thursday due to coronavirus, representing a 10 percent decrease compared to the previous week’s casualty rate, Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa- CDC) has said

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16-Apr-2021 to 06:12

COVID-19 forgery ring busted in Mozambique

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambican police have busted a racket that was illegally issuing fake COVID-19 negative results at the country’s border with South Africa.

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15-Apr-2021 to 17:19

COVID-19 and W/Africa: 1,587 new cases, 18 new deaths in 24 hours

APA-Freetown-(Sierra Leone) — The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has recorded 1,587 new cases and 18 new deaths of COVID-19 in past 24 hours, official figures show on Thursday.

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15-Apr-2021 to 16:34

Malawi to destroy ‘expired’ COVID-19 vaccines

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi has ordered the destruction of 16,400 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine after they expired before they could be used, an official said on Thursday.

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14-Apr-2021 to 18:13

COVID-19: US support Senegal’s vaccination campaign

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal has received support from the United States as part of the vaccination campaign against COVID-19.

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14-Apr-2021 to 17:18

COVID-19 and W/Africa: 494 new cases, 9 new deaths in 24 hours

APA-Freetown-(Sierra Leone) — The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has recorded 494 new cases and 9 new deaths of COVID-19 in past 24 hours, official figures show on Wednesday.

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