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Coronavirus Update From Portugal: A State Of Emergency Is Declared

As I noted in a previous article, I am not a public health expert. For updated facts about the coronavirus in Portugal, please visit the websites for the World Health Organization, Portugal’s Serviço Nacional de Saude (national health service—click the globe at the top right to switch to English), and for Portugal’s Direção-Geral de Saude […]

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Coronavirus in Africa: 43 countries infected, 11 virus-free [Breakdown]

There are now more than 700 confirmed cases of coronavirus across the continent, with a number of African countries imposing a range of prevention and containment measures against the spread of the pandemic. According to the latest data, of the WHO on COVID-19 in Africa, the breakdown remains fluid as countries confirm cases as and […]

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Coronavirus: A timeline of how the deadly COVID-19 outbreak is evolving

Here’s the timeline of how the Coronavirus outbreak evolved from Wuhan city in China and spreading its tentacles across the world. 20 MAR: South Korea reports 87 new cases – South Korea confirmed 87 new cases and three additional deaths, bringing its totals to 8,652 cases and 94 deaths. Death toll crosses 10,000 worldwide – […]

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What You Need To Know About The Coronavirus In Portugal

Note: The writer of this article about Coronavirus(COVID-19) in Portugal is by no means a health expert There is reliable and frequently updated advice on the websites for the World Health Organization, Portugal’s Serviço Nacional de Saude (national health service—click the globe at the top right to switch to English), and for Portugal’s Direção-Geral de […]

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Coronavirus: Which countries have confirmed cases?

Infections with the virus, which originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan, have been reported around the world. New cases of the novel coronavirus that emerged in the central Chinese city of Wuhan in late December are being reported daily around the world. At least 8,648 people globally have died from COVID-19, as the illness […]

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Coronavirus: All you need to know about symptoms and risks

Countries around the world are stepping up efforts to tackle the new coronavirus that has killed thousands. As the world further shuts down in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, more cases are now being recorded outside of China, where the virus was first detected in the central city of Wuhan, than outside. As of […]

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GHANA : Police Arrests Pastor For Breaching Covid-19 Directive

A Pastor in charge of Open Arms Ministry in Kumasi has been arrested by the Ashanti Regional Police for flouting the President’s directive on Coronavirus. The Pastor was said to have organized a prayer meeting with some members of his congregation. This flouts the directive of the President on public gathering. Members were said to […]

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New Coronavirus Can Persist In Air For Hours And On Surfaces For Days – New Study

They used a device to dispense an aerosol that duplicated the microscopic droplets created in a cough or a sneeze. The scientists then investigated how long SARS-CoV-2 remained infectious on these surfaces, according to the study that appeared online in the New England Journal of Medicine on Tuesday – a day in which U.S. COVID-19 […]

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Kenya: Man Beaten To Death Over Coronavirus Fears

A man suspected of having coronavirus in south-eastern Kenya was beaten up by a group of youths and later died in hospital. Local police chief Nehemiah Bitok confirmed the death to the BBC and said no arrests had been made and investigations were underway. The attack took place in the fishing village of Msambweni in […]

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SA Flight Turned Back From KIA(Ghana) With No Passenger Over Covid-19 Fears

A South African flight that touched down at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) in Accra Wednesday morning has been returned without anyone disembarking. JoyNews sources say authorities at the Airport took the drastic decision after detecting a suspected case of the novel coronavirus aboard the flight. One of the passengers is reported to have a […]