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Kenya coronavirus cases rise to 22,053 after 690 more test positive

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Kenya’s coronavirus cases continued to increase sharply on Sunday with the Health ministry’s announcement of 690 more infections. The new patients – 681 Kenyans and...
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South Africa’s coronavirus cases surpass half a million

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South Africa’s confirmed cases of COVID-19 have crossed half a million, its health ministry said on Saturday, while cases in Africa as a whole approached...
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Kenya turns to retired ICU health workers as coronavirus deaths rise to 285

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With the number of Covid-19 deaths reaching 285 on Monday, the country looked to retired intensive care health workers for the support of those in...
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Kenya reports 440 more coronavirus infections, caseload now 17,975

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The Health ministry on Monday placed Kenya’s Covid-19 caseload at 17,975, saying 440 more people had tested positive for the disease. In a statement, Cabinet...
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Kenyan leader opts against lockdown amid spike in cases

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President Uhuru Kenyatta addressed the nation on Covid-19 containment measures on Monday, reiterating the need for seriousness as the country’s infections spike. The President did...
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Kenya coronavirus cases rise to 16,268 after 667 more contract virus

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Six hundred and sixty seven more people in Kenya have been found to have the coronavirus, following the testing of 5,075 samples. This raised the...
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Mali opposition rejects ECOWAS proposals on ending political crisis

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An influential opposition group in Mali rejected a proposal by regional mediators on Sunday aimed at ending a political crisis in which at least 11...
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Coronavirus stalks cells of Cameroon’s crowded prison

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On the morning of April 24, Fritz Takang became so breathless he could barely walk across the cramped cell he shared with 60 inmates at...
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Health workers across Africa struggle in coronavirus ‘war zone’

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Health workers toiling on the frontline across Africa say they are facing rising infections, shortages of protective equipment and growing strains as they battle the...