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Map of African countries with COVID-16 cases (29 March 2020 – 9am EAT)

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Coronavirus – Africa: 46 countries reporting a total COVID-19 4,282 cases, 134 deaths, and 302 recoveries

Countries (46) reporting a total COVID-19 4,282 cases, 134 deaths, and 302 recoveries by region: Central (214 cases, 9 deaths, 6 recoveries):  Cameroon (99, 2, 2), Central African Republic (6, 0, 3), Chad (5, 0, 0), Congo (19, 0, 0), DRC (65, 6, 1), Equatorial Guinea (13, 0, 0), Gabon (7, 1, 0). Eastern (324, 4, 6): Djibouti (15, 0, 0), Eritrea (6, 0, 0), Ethiopia (16, 0, 4), Kenya (38, 1, 1), Madagascar (28, 0, 0), Mauritius (102, 2, 0), Rwanda (60, 0, 0), Seychelles (8, 0, 0), Som

CORRECTION: African Development Bank launches record breaking $3 billion “Fight COVID-19” Social Bond

Download logoThe African Development Bank (AAA) (www.AfDB.org) has raised an exceptional $3 billion in a three-year bond to help alleviate the economic and social impact the Covid-19 pandemic will have on livelihoods and Africa’s economies.   The Fight Covid-19 Social bond, with a three-year maturity, garnered interest from central banks and official institutions, bank treasuries, and asset managers including Socially Responsible Investors, with bids exceeding $4.6 billion. This

Coronavirus – Africa: Communique of the Bureau of the Assembly of the African Union (AU) Heads of State and Government Teleconference on COVID-19,...

Download logoHis Excellency President Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa, President of the Republic of South Arica, in his capacity as Chairperson of the African Union, convened a teleconference of the Bureau of the African Union Heads of State and Government, ahead of the G20 Leaders’ Summit video-teleconference on 26 March 2020. The Bureau of the African Union Heads of State and Government is chaired by President Ramaphosa and consists of: His Excellency, President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta

Coronavirus – Uganda: 7 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Uganda today, Saturday 28 March 2020

Download logo7 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Uganda today, Saturday 28 March 2020. This brings the total to 30 confirmed cases in the country. Out of 225 samples run today, 218 samples have tested negative for COVID-19.Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Ministry of Health - Republic of Uganda.

Coronavirus – Seychelles: New Case of COVID-19 Detected (28 March 2020)

Download logoThis evening a person who is presently in quarantine at the Berjaya Hotel quarantine facility, in Beau Vallon, was tested positive for the COVID 19. The person is a Seychellois who arrived from Manchester, UK, on 22nd March by Qatar Airways QR 678 through Doha. He started having fever today 28th March 2020. He has been transferred to the isolation treatment center at the family hospital in PerseveranceDistributed by APO Group on behalf of Department of Health, Seychelles.

Coronavirus – Botswana: Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases statistics in Botswana as of 28 March 2020

Download logoCoronavirus (COVID-19) cases statistics in Botswana as of 28 March 2020: Number of Quarantined         1753 Number of Suspected Cases  259 Number of Negative Results  90 Number of Positive Results   0 Awaiting Results        169Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Government of Botswana.

Coronavirus – Zimbabwe: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: 28 March 2020

Download logoAs of the 26th March 2020, 16 032 travellers arriving from countries with confirmed COVID-19 cases were screened at the national points of entry and put on surveillance. The figures below summarise the COVID-19 situation in Zimbabwe. Today, 6 samples were tested at the National Microbiology Reference Laboratory and all tested negative for COVID-19. Cumulative Tests Conducted: 194  COVID-19 Negative: 187 COVID-19 Positive: 7 COVID-19 Deaths: 1 The Ministry continues

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