CORONAVIRUS

13-Jul-2020 to 18:06

COVID-19 and W/Africa: 1,431 new cases, 24 new deaths in 24 hours

APA-Freetown-(Sierra Leone) — The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has recorded 1,431 new cases and 24 new deaths of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, official figures show on Monday.

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13-Jul-2020 to 09:57

S/Africa reintroduces alcohol ban as Covid-19 cases surge

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa, which has seen a record high surge in coronavirus cases in the past week, has decided to suspend alcohol sales in the country with immediate effect, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Sunday night.

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12-Jul-2020 to 16:40

COVID-19 and W/Africa: 2,210 new cases, 26 deaths in 24 hours

APA-Freetown-(Sierra Leone) — The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has recorded 2,210 new cases and 26 new deaths of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, official figures show on Sunday.

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12-Jul-2020 to 08:25

COVID-19 roll call: SA breaks into global top 10

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa is now the 10th country with the highest number of coronavirus cases in the world as more people continue to test positive for the deadly virus in the country.

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11-Jul-2020 to 16:56

COVID-10 and W/Africa: 1,212 new cases, 30 deaths in 24 hours

APA-Freetown-(Sierra Leone) — The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has recorded 1,212 new cases and 30 new deaths of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, official figures show on Saturday.

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11-Jul-2020 to 08:42

Liberia’s ex-President Sirleaf appointed to WHO’s Global COVID-19 Panel

APA-Monrovia-(Liberia) — Liberia’s President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has been appointed to an Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response (IPPR) to evaluate the world’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, APA can report on Saturday.

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10-Jul-2020 to 18:31

Covid-19: Morocco extends state of health emergency by one month

APA - Rabat (Morocco) — The Moroccan government, on Thursday, decided to extend the state of health emergency for another month, until August 10 at 6:00 p.m.

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