W/Africa accounts for 16 percent of Africa's Covid-19 deaths
APA-Freetown-(Sierra Leone) — The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) accounts for 16 percent of total deaths of COVID-19 in Africa as of May 4, 2020.
Sierra Leone: 11 people died in Wednesday’s attempted prison break –Official
APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Preliminary assessment showed that 11 people died in Wednesday’s attempted prison break in Sierra Leone, APA learnt on Friday.
Sierra Leone announces another three-day lockdown
APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone is to go through another three days lockdown, the government has announced.
Sierra Leone government calls for calm after botched prison break
APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Sierra Leone government said it has mounted an investigation into a failed attempt of prison break at the country’s maximum security prison which claimed at least one life.
Sierra Leone gets new Covid-19 spokesman
APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Solomon Jamiru, has been named the new spokesman for the government’s Covid-19 response.
Covid-19: S/Leone president self-isolate as bodyguard tests positive
APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leonean President, Julius Maada Bio, said on Monday he is going into self-isolation after one of his bodyguards tested positive for Covid-19.
S/Leone: Jubilation as first six Covid-19 cases discharged
APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — It was jubilation for family members of six of Sierra Leone’s Covid-19 patients who were discharged on Sunday, after completing treatment.