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Tackling surges in severe COVID-19 cases in Africa

Dakar, June 12 -- ACCRA, Ghana, June 12, 2021/APO Group/ -- Africa has the highest global mortality rate among critically ill COVID-19 patients despite having the world's lowest COVID-19 infections an... Read More


Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 12 June 2021, 9 am EAT

Dakar, June 12 -- ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, June 12, 2021/APO Group/ -- African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (5,016,511), deaths (134,295) and recoveries (4,506,343) by region: Cent... Read More


Coronavirus - Namibia: COVID-19 update (11 June 2021)

Dakar, June 12 -- WINDHOEK, Namibia, June 12, 2021/APO Group/ -- Newly confirmed cases : 1432 Recoveries: 591 Active cases : 8088 Deaths: 5 Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Ministry of Health... Read More


Coronavirus - Sierra Leone: COVID-19 update (11 June 2021)

Dakar, June 12 -- FREETOWN, Sierra Leone, June 12, 2021/APO Group/ -- New Cases: 23 Total Confirmed: 4,312 Deaths: 82 Recovered: 3,169 Total in quarantine: 237 Discharged from quarantine: 14,006 ... Read More


Coronavirus - Uganda: COVID-19 update (11 June 2021)

Dakar, June 12 -- KAMPALA, Uganda, June 12, 2021/APO Group/ -- Results of COVID-19 tests done on 10 June 2021 confirm 1,735 new cases. The cumulative confirmed cases are 60,250. Distributed by APO Gr... Read More


Coronavirus - Rwanda: COVID-19 update (11 June 2021)

Dakar, June 12 -- KIGALI, Rwanda, June 12, 2021/APO Group/ -- Total cases: 27,862 (+202) Recovered: 26,341 (+0) | 94.5% Active cases: 1,153 In critical condition: 6 Tests: 1,493,767 (+5,927) Test... Read More


Coronavirus - Kenya: COVID-19 update (11 June 2021)

Dakar, June 12 -- NAIROBI, Kenya, June 12, 2021/APO Group/ -- 488 people have tested positive for the disease, from a sample size of 5,831 tested. The positivity rate is now 8.4%. Total confirmed posi... Read More


South Sudan: New Financing to Address Acute Food Insecurity and Desert Locust Crisis

Dakar, June 12 -- WASHINGTON D.C., United States of America, June 12, 2021/APO Group/ -- South Sudan will benefit from two new projects totaling $116 million that aim to strengthen the capacity of far... Read More


Coronavirus - Ethiopia: COVID-19 Reported Cases in Ethiopia (11 June 2021)

Dakar, June 12 -- ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, June 12, 2021/APO Group/ -- Daily: Laboratory Test: 5,568 Cases: 214 Severe Cases: 264 New Deaths: 4 Recovery: 443 Total: Laboratory Test: 2,776,427 Ac... Read More


Building Morocco's resilience to natural and climate-related disasters: World Bank additional financing to protect against risks

Dakar, June 12 -- WASHINGTON D.C., United States of America, June 12, 2021/APO Group/ -- The World Bank today approved US$100 million in additional financing to help Morocco strengthen its ability to ... Read More