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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

Coronavirus – Democratic Republic of the Congo: The Head of State Convened a Meeting of the Expanded Security Services Response Committee (Saturday 28 March)

Download logoOn the front line of the response to Covid 19, the President of the Republic, Felix Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo, today brought together the Prime Minister, the Coordinator of the response to Covid 19, the Task Force of the Presidency of the Republic, the VPM of the Interior, the Governor of the City of Kinshasa as well as other senior officials of the security services.  The Head of State has given clear and precise guidelines for better coordination of action to combat the

Coronavirus – Kenya: Seven more people have tested positive of coronavirus, four Kenyans, two Congolese and one Chinese, bringing the total to 38

Download logoSeven more people have tested positive of coronavirus, four Kenyans, two Congolese and one Chinese, bringing the total to 38.Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Ministry of Health, Kenya.

Map of African countries with COVID-19 cases (28 March 2020 – 5pm EAT)

The picture below is copyright free and can be used at will, without asking for authorizationDownload the photo in High Definition: https://www.africa-newsroom.com/files/download/1f5096471a7294fDistributed by APO Group on behalf of Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC).Media filesDownload logo
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