Coronavirus – Nigeria: COVID-19 case update (13 May 2021)

53 new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria; Lagos-36 Rivers-14 Akwa Ibom-3 165,612 confirmed 156,387 discharged 2,066 deaths Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). Media filesDownload logo Source: Apo-Opa

Coronavirus – Zambia COVID-19 statistics daily status update (13 May 2021)

COVID-19 daily update – 13th May: we report 51 new cases out of 4,264 tests (1% positivity), 61 recoveries, and 4,514 new vaccinations; with 1 new death (MHSRIP). Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Zambia National Public Health Institute (ZNPHI). Media filesDownload logo Source: Apo-Opa

Coronavirus – Kenya: COVID-19 update (13 May 2021)

334 people have tested positive to the disease, from a sample size of 4,155 tested in the last 24 hours. The positivity rate is now 8.0%. From the cases 329 are Kenyans while 5 are foreigners. Total confirmed positive cases are now 164,720 and cumulative tests so far conducted are 1,733,500. New cases county distribution; Nairobi […]

Coronavirus – Eswatini: COVID-19 daily update (13 May 2021)

Total daily tests: 838 New confirmed cases: 5 Cumulative confirmed cases: 18,497 Active cases: 40 Recoveries: 17,786 (2 new) Currently admitted: 4 New deaths: 0 Total deaths: 671 Total vaccinated to date: 35,227 Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Ministry of Health, Government of the Kingdom of Eswatini. Media filesDownload logo Source: Apo-Opa

Coronavirus – Rwanda: COVID-19 update (13 May 2021)

Total cases: 25,934 (+88) Recovered: 24,486 (+75) | 94.4% Active cases: 1,106 In critical condition: 1 Tests: 1,358,566 (+3,698) Test positivity rate: 2.4% Vaccinated: 350,400  Deaths: 342 (+2) | 1.3% Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Ministry of Health, Republic of Rwanda. Media filesDownload logo Source: Apo-Opa

Coronavirus – Ethiopia: COVID-19 reported cases in Ethiopia (13 May 2021)

Daily: Laboratory Test: 5,621 Cases: 593 Severe Cases: 653 New Deaths: 13 Recovery: 926 Total: Laboratory Test: 2,640,295 Active Cases: 45,273 Total Cases: 264,960 Total Deaths: 3,951 Total Recovery: 215,734 Total Vaccinated: 1,420,251 Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Ministry of Health, Ethiopia. Media filesDownload logo Source: Apo-Opa

Coronavirus – Malawi: COVID-19 Daily Info Update (13 May 2021)

New Cases: 14 Cumulative Confirmed Cases: 34,200 Active Cases: 737 Total Recovered: 32,176 (0 New) Currently Admitted in Treatment Units: 9 (2 New) New Discharges from Treatment Units: 0 Total Tests Conducted: 238,017 Total Deaths: 1,153 Total Vaccinated To Date: 330,348 Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Ministry of Health and Population, Republic of […]

Coronavirus – Republic of South Africa: COVID-19 Statistics in RSA as on 12 May 2021

A total of 37 020 tests were conducted in the last 24 hrs, with 2 759 new cases, which represents a 7.5% positivity rate. A further 72 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 54 968 to date. Read more here (https://bit.ly/3ocuv6J). Distributed by APO Group on behalf of National Institute for […]

MINUSMA strongly condemns the amputations of civilians in the Gao region and calls for the perpetrators to be brought to justice

Download logo MINUSMA expresses its deep concern about the amputation on 2 May of the hands and feet of at least three civilian alleged road blockers, captured by suspected members of the Islamic State in the Great Sahara in Tin-Hama village, Ansongo cercle, Gao region. These developments are reminiscent of the horrors that marked the […]

Nigeria's Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister pledges support for implementation of Polio Transition Plan to sustain legacy

With the imminent accelerated Polio Programme ramp down in Nigeria, the World Health Organization’s (WHO’s) Country Representative (WR) Dr Walter Kazadi Mulombo has taken his advocacy train on the implementation of the Polio Transition Plan to Mallam Muhammed Musa Bello, the Honourable Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The meeting held on 11 May […]