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WHO and other experts say no evidence of coronavirus losing potency

2 June 2020, 1:02 AM

World Health Organization experts and a range of other scientists said on Monday there was no evidence to support an assertion by a high-profile Italian doctor that the coronavirus causing the COVID-19 pandemic has been losing potency.

Egypt tweaks curfew hours as coronavirus cases surge

1 June 2020, 7:31 PM

Egypt shortened a night curfew by one hour on Sunday as it recorded new highs in the daily increases in novel coronavirus cases and deaths.

Namibia shuts harbour town airport after two coronavirus infections

1 June 2020, 5:02 PM

The airport in the Namibian harbour town of Walvis Bay has closed after two residents tested positive for the coronavirus and the economic hub went into lockdown.

CORONAVIRUS: Your daily update

1 June 2020, 4:35 PM

The death toll from the coronavirus is increasing everyday. New cases are being reported around the world.

People walk past boarded up stores as demonstrations against the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd continue, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.

Retailers already hit by coronavirus board up as U.S. protests rage

1 June 2020, 3:16 AM

Retail giant Target shuttered stores across the U.S. as retailers already reeling from closures due to the coronavirus pandemic shut stores amid protests that included looting in many U.S. cities on Sunday.

Valencia respond to Atalanta coach’s coronavirus confession

31 May 2020, 11:39 PM

Valencia have criticised Atalanta coach Gian Piero Gasperini for taking charge of his side’s Champions League match against the Spanish side in March despite suffering from symptoms of the novel coronavirus. Gasperini told Italian newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport on Sunday that he felt ill on the day before the last-16 second leg match in […]

Rwanda reports its first death from the new coronavirus

31 May 2020, 9:00 PM

Rwanda’s ministry of health on Sunday reported the East African nation’s first death caused by the new coronavirus.

Ramaphosa thanks media for its role during coronavirus pandemic

31 May 2020, 3:55 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has again thanked the news media for the critical role they play during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Rwandan medical workers deploy robots to minimise coronavirus risk

31 May 2020, 3:41 AM

At the Kanyinya COVID-19 treatment facility a short distance from Rwanda’s capital Kigali, Akazuba, Ikizere and Ngabo report for duty, but these are no ordinary health care workers.

Coronavirus screening at borders slow down food deliveries in East Africa

30 May 2020, 10:58 AM

Bottlenecks at borders as government screen lorry drivers to contain the new coronavirus are putting the delivery of vital food supplies in East Africa at risk, the United Nations’ World Food Programme (WFP) warned on Friday.



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