[allAfrica] Cape Town -The Minister of Health Zweli Mkhize confirmed that two people died of COVID-19.
[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.
[African Arguments] False information in Nigeria is undermining medical advice, proffering fake cures, inciting panic and being used for political point-scoring.
[DW] African countries are imposing lockdowns to curb COVID-19, a race in the right direction. But it is bad news for the neglected poor and small businesses across the continent, writes DW’s Isaac Mugabi.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -A separatist militia in Cameroon is to implement a two-week ceasefire during the COVID-19 pandemic, the BBC reports.
[Premium Times] The presidency has outlined measures President Muhammadu Buhari has taken to help Nigeria check the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).
[Seychelles News Agency] Air Seychelles’ new A320neo aircraft landed at the Seychelles international airport of Pointe Larue on Thursday.
[The Point] The Senegalese Ministry of Health announced on Thursday additional two new cases bringing the total to 39 cases of Covid-19; 5 patients are being treated.
[Vanguard] The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has announced the closure of three International airports in the country as part of measures to combat the spread of coronavirus.
[New Times] The Ministry of Health on Friday, 20 March, confirmed six new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the number of people diagnosed with the virus in the country to 17.