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Coronavirus – Sudan: Floods Flash Update

Download logoHIGHLIGHTS Heavy rains over the past week have led to flash and riverine flooding in different parts of Sudan, with Khartoum, Blue Nile and River Nile states amongst the hardest-hit. The storms have destroyed houses and displaced people, especially in the Blue Nile, where several hectares of crops have been flooded in the middle of the planting season. Other key infrastructure, including water points, latrines and schools have been damaged, increasing the need for humani

Coronavirus – Sierra Leone: COVID-19 update (3rd August 2020)

Download logoCumulative confirmed positive cases: 1,848 Total number of deaths: 67 Active new cases: 5 Active cases at Isolation Centres: 406 Cumulative recoveries: 1,375 Number currently in quarantine: 649 Number discharged from quarantine: 9,679Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Government of Sierra Leone.

Coronavirus – Uganda: UNHCR Operational Update

Download logoThere were no new arrivals during the month of May 2020, after Uganda closed its international borders on 22 March 2020, as a preventive measure against the spread of COVID-19 into the country. Between 1 January to 31 March 2020, there were 21,796 new arrivals. The humanitarian situation remains unpredictable in South Sudan and the DRC. Download Report: COVID-19 UPDATE Uganda received its first case of COVID-19 on 21 March 2020. There were 945 confirmed

Coronavirus – Ethiopia: COVID-19 reported cases in Ethiopia (3rd August 2020)

Daily Laboratory test: 6907 Severe cases: 145 New recovered: 330 New deaths: 26 New cases: 583 Total Laboratory test: 444,226 Active cases: 11,020 Total recovered: 7931 Total deaths: 336 Total cases: 19,289Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Ministry of Health, Ethiopia.Media filesDownload logo

Coronavirus – North East Nigeria: COVID-19 Point of Entry Dashboard

Download logoOVERVIEW IOM DTM in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the state Ministry of Health have been conducting monitoring of individuals moving into Nigeria's conflict-affected northeastern states of Adamawa and Borno under pillar four (Points of entry) of COVID 19 preparedness and response planning guidelines. During the period 1 to 31 July 2020, 1,107 movements were observed at Forty Eight Points of Entries in Adamawa and Borno states. Of the total move

Coronavirus – Nigeria: Breakdown of COVID-19 cases by state (2nd August 2020)

The COVID19 Nigeria situation report for 2nd August, 2020 has been published. Our daily COVID19 situation reports provide a summary of the epidemiological situation & response activities in Nigeria. Download Report: Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).Media filesDownload logo

Coronavirus – Kenya: COVID-19 Information

Download logoHealth and Travel Alert: U.S. Embassy Nairobi July 31, 2020 Location:  Kenya Event:  The Kenyan Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing, Urban Development and Public Works revised yesterday’s announcement regarding the resumption of international air travel as of August 1st.  According to this directive, the United States is one of 18 countries whose nationals will be exempt from quarantine upon arrival if the following conditions are met: T

Coronavirus – Somalia: Cross Border Movements

Download logoIn Week 31, from 26 July to 1 August 2020, a total of 2,595 movements were observed at various flow monitoring points (FMP) across Somalia, of which 70 per cent were incoming flows and 30 per cent were outgoing flows. DTM has also collected information to monitor the specific vulnerabilities related to coronavirus among migrants. A total of 3,212 COVID-19 cases were identified, of which 34 were new cases. No new deaths were reported. Additionally, 1,562 total documented recoveries w