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Coronavirus – Kenya: 74 cases have been tested out of which, 3 people have tested positive of coronavirus disease bringing the total number to...

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74 cases have been tested out of which, 3 people have tested positive of coronavirus disease bringing the total number to 31.

Affected counties are Nairobi, Kwale, Mombasa, Kilifi & Kajiado

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Ministry of Health, Kenya.

Press briefing note on Ethiopia, 27 March 2020

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Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Rupert Colville

Location: Geneva

Date: 27 March 2020

Subject: Ethiopia

We are very concerned by the continued communications shutdown in parts of Ethiopia, and more broadly call on all countries to ensure that everyone has ready and unhindered access to the internet and phone services, all the more in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Coronavirus – Ethiopia: Press briefing note on Ethiopia, 27 March 2020

Download logoSpokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Rupert Colville Location: Geneva Date: 27 March 2020 Subject: Ethiopia We are very concerned by the continued communications shutdown in parts of Ethiopia, and more broadly call on all countries to ensure that everyone has ready and unhindered access to the internet and phone services, all the more in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Ethiopia imposed an Internet and communications blackout on

Coronavirus – Somalia: Third case of Coronavirus disease confirmed in Somalia

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Somalia confirms the third case of Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The affected person is a foreign at Aden Abdulle International Airport (Helene Compound) in Mogadisho.

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Ministry of Health, Somalia.

Coronavirus – Ghana: Situation Update, Confirmed Covid-19 Cases In Ghana As At 27 March 2020, 09:15 Hr

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As at the morning of 27 March 2020, a total of fifty-eight (58) cases including three (3) deaths have been confirmed from the regular surveillance systems. All the three (3) cases that unfortunately succumbed to the disease were aged and had underlying chronic medical conditions. All the other fifty-four (54) cases are well; fourteen (14) are being managed at home and the rest are responding well to treatment on admission in isolation. They are awaiting their test results and wil

Coronavirus – Ethiopia: Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s Message

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In my morning virtual meeting with members of the COVID-19 Ministerial Committee, I have learnt of the progress each of the 7 sub-committees are undertaking in the prevention and containment work of the virus nationally.

Considering the number of cases has now increased to 16 and to withstand the shocks that Ethiopia is also facing due to global COVID-19 challenges, I have given the following directions and additional measures:

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Coronavirus – Ethiopia: Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed held a virtual meeting with the COVID-19 Ministerial Committee

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Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed held a virtual meeting with the COVID-19 Ministerial Committee to discuss progress and provide additional direction and measures in the prevention and containment COVID-19.

Considering that the number of positive cases has increased to a total of 16 as at March 27, 2020 and to ensure that these numbers do not increase exponentially, the Federal government has been taking heightened precautions to ensure that enough preventative measures

Coronavirus – Ethiopia: Notification note on additional COVID-19 Confirmed Cases

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After the first case was confirmed on March 12, 2020, four additional COVID-19 cases have been confirmed, making the total cases sixteen (16). Detail information of the confirmed cases are:

Patient 1: A 72 years old Male Mauritian who resides in Addis Ababa and a travel history from Brazzaville, Congo on March 14, 2020. The patient went to the health facility on March 22, 2020, when he felt the symptoms of COVID-19 and the health facility reported to the

Coronavirus – Uganda: Update on the COVID-19 Outbreak in Uganda

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The Ministry of Health confirms four (4) new cases of COVID-19 in Uganda. This brings the total number of COVID-19 confirmed cases in the country to 18.

The 4 new confirmed cases include:

1. A 31 year old male who arrived from Dubai on 20th March 2020 and is currently under quarantine. He presented with signs and symptoms of COVID-19.

2. A 29 year old male who arrived from United Kingdom via Netherlands and Is currently under quarantine. He presen

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