CORONAVIRUS

29-Aug-2022 to 12:48

S/Africa: Scientist warns of imminent new Covid-19 wave

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africans should brace themselves for a new wave of the Covid-19 pandemic due to their low vaccination rate for the disease, virologist Barry Schoub warned on Monday.

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17-Aug-2022 to 09:00

Zimbabwe scraps mandatory outdoor wearing of masks

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The Zimbabwe government has scrapped the mandatory wearing of face masks in public outdoor places by fully vaccinated individuals, Information Minister Monica Mutsvangwa said.

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12-Aug-2022 to 09:51

Namibia, Africa CDC embark on mass COVID-19 vaccination drive

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) has embarked on a mass COVID-19 vaccination drive in Namibia amid indications that just over a quarter of the country’s adult population has been fully vaccinated.

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27-Jul-2022 to 12:00

S/Africa: India donates over $2m funding to AU body

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The Serum Institute of India has provided US$2.5 million to the African Union’s Covid-19 Commission to bolster its investment into an African health workforce, the South African presidency said on Wednesday.

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26-Jul-2022 to 12:39

S/Africa records 109 new Covid cases – Agency

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — There were 109 new coronavirus cases on Monday, bringing the total number of recorded infections to 4,002,981 since the disease broke out in the country in March 2020, a health agency said on Tuesday.

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20-Jul-2022 to 11:33

S/Africa extends Covid national state of disaster to 18 August

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s Covid-19 national state of disaster has been extended to 18 August, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has announced.

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20-Jul-2022 to 11:22

S/Africa’s health minister tests positive for Covid-19

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s Health Minister Joe Phaahla is the latest citizen to contract the coronavirus after he tested positive for the disease on Tuesday, his office has said.

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