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President Kenyatta says Africa’s COVID-19 response much better than rest of the world

President Uhuru Kenyatta has commended Africa’s concerted response to COVID-19 saying measures being implemented by African countries are helping slow down Coronavirus spread. The President said despite limited resources, the continent had rolled out proactive measures that were helping save lives. “Africa has responded to COVID-19 much better than most …

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Baringo Woman Rep Gladwell Tungo’s husband succumbs to COVID-19

Baringo County Woman Representative Gladwell Tungo’s husband Isaac Cherogony has succumbed to COVID-19 at a hospital in Eldoret, the family has said. Reports indicate Cherogony died Saturday evening at the facility where he was rushed after developing breathing complications. The Baringo Woman Representative has since also been tested for the …

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Countries are ‘highly unlikely’ to impose full lockdowns again if there’s a second wave, analysts say

Countries are very unlikely to impose another full lockdown even though there’s a resurgence of new coronavirus cases in some parts of the world, analysts told CNBC. The situation is unlikely to be a repeat of March, Suresh Tantia, senior investment strategist at Credit Suisse’s APAC CIO office, told CNBC’s …

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All African countries now have coronavirus lab testing capacity – WHO chief

All African countries have now developed laboratory capacity to test for the coronavirus, the head of the World Health Organization said on Wednesday. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus also warned that the pandemic was accelerating. “The most recent one million cases of COVID-19 were reported in just one week,” Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus …

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Washington state makes face masks mandatory as some states see new coronavirus surge

The governor of Washington state on Tuesday ordered residents to wear face masks in public as officials across the country sought new means to control the coronavirus pandemic while easing clamp-downs on residents and reopening the economy. The move by Washington Governor Jay Inslee came as Arizona, California, Mississippi and …

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Coronavirus Infections surge in six US States as re-opening of the country continues.

New coronavirus infections hit record highs in six U.S. states on Tuesday, marking a rising tide of cases for a second consecutive week as most states moved forward with reopening their economies. Arizona, Florida, Oklahoma, Oregon and Texas all reported record increases in new cases on Tuesday after recording all-time …

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Four State House Officials Test Positive For COVID-19, But The President Is Safe

State House Spokeswoman Kanze Dena said the four are already undergoing treatment, with their families and close contacts being monitored. She, however, assured that President Uhuru Kenyatta and all members of the First Family are safe. “State House would like to inform Kenyans that His Excellency the President and the …

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