Eswatini: Cabinet in isolation in COVID-19 scare

“Cabinet ministers in the southern African nation of Eswatini (Swaziland) are going into isolation after one was found to have COVID-19. Ndlaluhlaza Ndwandwe, the public works and transport minister, had gone into isolation under doctor’s supervision.”

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Senegal’s president self-quarantines as precaution

“Senegalese President Macky Sall has quarantined himself as a precaution after coming in contact with someone who tested positive for the novel coronavirus, according to a presidential statement late Wednesday. Although Sall tested negative for the virus, he will be undergoing a quarantine process of 15 days based on medical recommendations.”

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13 Nigerian lawmakers test positive for coronavirus

“At least 13 Nigerian lawmakers have tested positive for coronavirus, local media reported Wednesday. Out of 27 members of the Imo State Assembly, 26 were tested, including the speaker, an official spokesman told This Day website.”

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South Sudan: Hunger forces COVID-19 patients to violate quarantine

“Acknowledging that infected people have been moving outside, the government has now vowed to take strict measures. But people say that the patients are not following directive in the absence of any arrangement to provide them food.”

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Sudanese minister infected with COVID-19

“The council said in a press release that Hashim Ibn Auf, who also chairs a subcommittee under the Higher Committee for Health Emergencies to combat the coronavirus, has been under home quarantine since last week after testing positive.”

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Malawi records first three cases of coronavirus

“Malawi confirmed its first three cases of the novel coronavirus Thursday, becoming the 50th African nation to be infected. President Peter Mutharika said on national television that a 61-year-old Indian national had tested positive for the virus. The woman is in quarantine and in stable condition, said Mutharika.”

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