[RFI] The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday that 46 out of 54 African countries have reported cases of Covid-19, with 72 deaths and 210 recoveries throughout the continent.
[This Day] A Nigerian passenger who was billed to travel from Lagos to Asaba on Air Peace flight yesterday was stopped and isolated by the airline’s Coronavirus screening team when it discovered that he was very sick at the domestic terminal of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, known as MMA2.
[Namibian] NAMIBIA has recorded its third case of a coronavirus infection, after a 61-year-old German national who travelled to Namibia tested positive for the virus.
[Premium Times] Nigeria has confirmed its second case of Covid-19 (coronavirus).
[Vanguard] A report that Coronavirus has entered Nigeria was laid to rest, when two suspected carriers from China tested negative on Saturday.
[The Exchange] Uganda’s Cabinet approves an extra $1.8 million to help fight the locust invasion.
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government said it has hired three spray planes in preparation to possible invasion of desert locusts which have plagued Eastern Africa in recent weeks.
[The Conversation Africa] The number of reported cases and deaths of coronavirus is doubling every couple of days, and patients have now been reported from many Asian countries, as well as the Middle East, Europe, Australia and the US. The Conversation Africa asked Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu for a run down on what preparations have been put in place in Nigeria in the event of cases being detected in the country.
[Monitor] Health Ministers and senior immigration officials of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the nine neighboring countries to DRC have resolved and committed their governments to establish the African Ebola Coordination Task Force (AfECT) to undertake cooperation and collaboration for Ebola preparedness and response.
[Malawi News Agency] New York -The United Nations is on Monday expected to give Malawi an award for the outstanding work and contribution the country is making in achieving the Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs) related Sustainable Development Goals.