SANTE | HEALTH

04-Sep-2020 to 16:06

Rwanda introduces fines for not wearing face mask in public

APA- Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandan Health officials have introduced a series of fines ranging from $2 to $200 for anyone found in breach of public health rules, including the non-wearing of face masks, APA can report on Friday.

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31-Aug-2020 to 16:37

Rwanda sees second-highest daily COVID-19 cases

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda on Sunday said it registered 177 new COVID-19 cases in the previous 24 hours, its second-highest one-day increase since the outbreak of the viral disease in March this year.

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26-Aug-2020 to 11:12

Liberian VP beats Covid-19 infection

APA-Monrovia (Lberia) — Liberian Vice President Jewel Howard Taylor has reportedly recovered from coronavirus infection two weeks after contracting the respiratory disease, APA learnt on Wednesday.

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26-Aug-2020 to 10:09

All Rwandan public hospitals to start COVID-19 tests

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — All Rwandan hospitals will start conducting COVID-19 tests effective next week in a move to boost capacity, APA can report on Wednesday.

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25-Aug-2020 to 18:13

WHO confirms wild poliovirus eradicated in Africa

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The independent Africa Regional Certification Commission (ARCC) for Polio Eradication officially declared on Tuesday that the World Health Organization (WHO) African Region is free of wild poliovirus, according to an official statement obtained by APA in Kigali.

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21-Aug-2020 to 23:28

Ethiopia: 1829 COVID-19 cases in one day

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia on Friday reported a record 1829 COVID19 cases, taking the total cases to 37, 665.

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20-Aug-2020 to 15:02

Rwanda's major hospital suspends visits amid COVID-19 spread

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — As the new coronavirus continues to spread in Rwanda, King Faisal Hospital, one of the largest referral hospitals in te country operated by the government has suspended visits until further notice at all of its healthcare facilities, medical officials announced on Thursday.

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