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Coronavirus – South Africa: 1716 new cases of COVID-19 in South Africa

Update: A total of 23242 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours. There are 1716 new cases of COVID-19. Regrettably, we report 40 more COVID-19 related deaths & send our condolences to the loved ones. Frequent cleaning of surfaces is a key tool in fighting COVID-19.Distributed by APO Group on behalf of National Institute for Communicable Diseases, South Africa (NICD).Media filesDownload logo

Coronavirus – Uganda: Update on the COVID-19 Outbreak in Uganda (31-05-2020)

Download logoThe Ministry of Health would like to update the general public that seven (7) frontline health workers have tested positive for COVID-19 in Uganda. The confirmed cases include: 3 nurses, 2 doctors and 2 senior level staff. They have all been admitted to Entebbe Grade B and Mulago National Specialized Hospital and are in stable condition. A team of experts specialized in Infection, Prevention and Control (IPC), Case Management and Psychosocial management are currently in the vario

Coronavirus – African Union Member States (54) reporting COVID-19 cases (142,289) deaths (4,084), and recoveries (59,864)

African Union Member States (54) reporting COVID-19 cases (142,289) deaths (4,084), and recoveries (59,864) by region: Central (15,748 cases; 390 deaths; 5,693 recoveries): Burundi (63; 1; 33), Cameroon (5,904; 191; 3,568), Central African Republic (962; 1; 23), Chad (759; 65; 470), Congo (571; 19; 161), DRC (3,049; 72; 448), Equatorial Guinea (1,306; 12; 200), Gabon (2,655; 17; 722), Sao Tome & Principe (479; 12; 68). Eastern (16,801; 489; 4,879): Comoros (106; 2; 26), Djibouti (3,354; 24;

Coronavirus – Sierra Leone: Status Update for COVID-19 (31 May 2020)

Download logoCumulative confirmed positive cases - 861 Total number of deaths - 46 Active new cases - 9 Active cases at Isolation Centres - 361 Cumulative recoveries - 454 Number currently in quarantine - 2,251 Number discharged from quarantine - 3,890Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Government of Sierra Leone.

Coronavirus – Somalia: Update on COVID-19 in Somalia (31 May 2020)

Download logoNew cases confirmed today: 60 Jubbaland: 32 Somaliland: 18 Benadir: 6 Galmudug: 4 Male: 53 Female: 7 Recovery: 21 Death: 5 Total confirmed cases: 1,976 Total recoveries: 348 Total deaths: 78Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Ministry of Health & Human Services, Federal Republic of Somalia.

Coronavirus – Kenya: COVID-19 Positive Cases by County in Kenya (31 May 2020)

Download logoDistribution of the positive cases by county: - Nairobi (35), - Mombasa (23), - Busia (6), - Kiambu (2), - Kwale (2), - Kajiado (2), - Uasin Gishu (2), - Kilifi (1), - Laikipia (1) and - Taita Taveta (1).Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Ministry of Health, Kenya.

Coronavirus – Kenya: COVID-19 Update (31 May 2020)

Total confirmed: 1962 Total recovered: 478 Deaths: 64 Today, we have discharged another (14) patients from various hospitals, bringing our total tally of recoveries to 474. Our gratitude goes to our health workers, who are working day & night to ensure our people are well managed.Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Ministry of Health, Kenya.Media filesDownload logo

Coronavirus – Africa: COVID-19 update, 31 May 2020

Over 139,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent - with more than 58,000 recoveries & 3,900 deaths. View country figures & more with the WHO African Region COVID-19 Dashboard: https://arcg.is/XvuSX.Distributed by APO Group on behalf of WHO Regional Office for Africa.Media filesDownload logo