CORONAVIRUS

20-Sep-2020 to 17:49

COVID-19 and W/Africa: 595 new cases, 1 new death in 24 hours

APA-Freetown-(Sierra Leone) — The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has recorded 595 new cases and 1 new deaths of COVID-19 in last 24 hours, official figures show on Sunday.

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19-Sep-2020 to 16:48

COVID-19 and W/Africa: 713 new cases, 7 new deaths in 24 hours

APA-Freetown-(Sierra Leone) — The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has recorded 713 new cases and 7 new deaths of COVID-19 in past 24 hours, official figure show on Saturday.

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18-Sep-2020 to 15:45

COVID-19 and W/Africa: 403 new cases, 6 new deaths in 24 hours

APA-Freetown-(Sierra Leone) — The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has recorded 403 new cases and 6 new deaths of COVID-19 in past 24 hours, official figures show on Friday.

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18-Sep-2020 to 07:40

Namibia not extending state of emergency – Geingob

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — President Hage Geingob has not extended a six-month COVID-19 state of emergency that ended on Thursday and promised to announce new regulations to guide public conduct amid the looming threat of a resurgence in cases of the virus.

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17-Sep-2020 to 17:52

COVID-19 and W/Africa: 447 new cases, 7 new deaths in 24 hours

APA-Freetown-(Sierra Leone) — The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has recorded 447 new cases and 7 new deaths of COVID-19 in past 24 hours, official figures show on Thursday.

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17-Sep-2020 to 16:48

Ethiopia to reopen schools amid COVID-19 pandemic

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopian Ministry of Education on Wednesday announced decisions to reopen schools after six months of closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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17-Sep-2020 to 12:21

S/Africa: Opposition parties welcome easing of Covid-19 restrictions

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s opposition parties on Thursday welcomed the easing of the country’s coronavirus pandemic restrictions which take effect nationwide from next week.

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