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27-Mar-2020 to 16:01

Over 340 Rwandan nationals deported from Uganda due to alleged Covid-19

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — A total 342 Rwandan nationals have returned back home from Uganda after being told by authorities in Kampala to pack up and leave their territory this week over alleged Covid-19 fears, a senior local administrative official in Rwanda's Northern Province confirmed to APA Friday in Kigali.

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26-Mar-2020 to 18:43

Six Covid-19 patients well, as Nigeria trails 4,000 contacts

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — As Nigeria released the cheering news that six patients being treated for coronavirus have recovered in Lagos, it reported that more than 4,370 persons, who had contacts with the patients are being trailed.

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26-Mar-2020 to 17:32

Burkina Faso records seven Covid-19 related deaths, ten recoveries

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Burkina Faso has recorded seven deaths and ten recoveries out of 152 confirmed cases of coronavirus (Covid-19), according to the Coordination of national response to the pandemic.

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26-Mar-2020 to 17:26

Covid-19: Moroccan creates respiratory assistance device

APA-Rabat (Morocco) — A Moroccan engineer has conceived a respiratory assistance machine in less than 24 hours using components at hand.

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26-Mar-2020 to 10:40

Covid-19: China's Jack Ma donates 20,000 test kids, others to Gambia

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambia has taken delivery of large consignment of medical items donated by Chinese business tycoon and founder of the Alibaba Group, Jack Ma, as support in the fight against Covid-19 in the country.

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26-Mar-2020 to 09:25

Nigeria takes further action on COVID-19 as cases hit 56

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — As Nigeria records 56 cases of coronavirus, more biting measures to contain the spread are in the offing, including the closure of land borders and routes linking Kano state just as local airlines suspend flights nationwide.

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25-Mar-2020 to 17:32

Guinea Bissau records first Covid-19 cases

APA - Bissau (Guinea Bissau) — Guinea Bissau Prime minister Nuno Gomes Nabian announced Wednesday the first two confirmed cases of coronavirus (Covid-19).

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