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A Palestinian firefighter puts out a fire that broke out on a house after an Israeli airstrike in the southern Gaza Strip city of Khan Younis, May 16, 2021. According to the Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza, the number of Palestinians killed in the Gaza Strip since Monday reached 188, including 55 children and 33 women, in addition to more than 1,000 injuries. (Photo by Yasser Qudih/Xinhua)

Gaza hospitals overburdened by increasing number of injured and shortage of supplies amid Israeli-Palestinian...

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The ongoing Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip have left dozens of people dead and more than 1,000 others injured, leaving the government-run hospitals...
Workers refill medical oxygen cylinders at a charging station during the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: Naveen Sharma/SOPA Images via ZUMA Wire/dpa

India logs new global record in cases and deaths amid oxygen crisis

India on Friday logged over 332,730 new Covid-19 infections - once again the highest-ever daily infection count worldwide - as a major hospital in...

Sinovac vaccine prevents 67 percent of symptomatic COVID-19 infections

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China's CoronaVac vaccine is up to 67% effective in preventing symptomatic COVID-19, according to Chile's Ministry of Health.
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Dormaa Central Municipality expect to vaccinate over 80, 000 people

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Mr Kwame Owusu Amponsah Daniel, the Dormaa Central Municipal Disease Control Officer, Monday said that the Directorate expects to vaccinate over 80, 000 people...
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Morocco suspends flights with Algeria and Egypt

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Morocco on Friday suspended all flights to and from Algeria and Egypt as part of its efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19. The suspension...
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Internet-based research advised in Botswana amid COVID-19

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Health authorities in Botswana on Wednesday have suspended research permits for studies conducted by physical interactions due to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases. ...
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Some 24 COVID-19 patients receiving treatment at Volta Isolation Centre

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Dr Davidson Iroko, Medical Officer-in-charge of the Volta Regional COVID-19 Isolation Centre, an extension of the Ho Teaching Hospital (HTH) has disclosed that...
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COVID-19: More Ghanaians Mask Up As Infections Surge

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Increasing numbers of people in Ghana are keeping the face masks on as the number of COVID-19 infections escalate, said a research by the...
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COVID-19: Gender Ministry partners WFP to collect data on the vulnerable

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The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection is embarking on a two-week data collection exercise for vulnerable persons in areas largely hit by...
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Number of coronavirus cases in Ghana exceeds 70,000

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Ghana reported 791 new COVID-19 infections, increasing the number of accumulative confirmed cases to 70,046 as of Saturday morning, according to the latest...
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Ghana re-imposes ban on social gathering to curb COVID-19 spread

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Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo announced the re-imposition of a raft of restrictions late Sunday to help curb the rising COVID-19 infections in...
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Africa’s second wave COVID-19 infections could be associated with emergence of new variants –...

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The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Saturday said the ongoing second wave COVID-19 infections could be associated with the...
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Morocco launches mass COVID-19 vaccination campaign; Turkey’s tally tops 2.45 million

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Morocco launched a nationwide COVID-19 vaccination campaign on Thursday, a day after receiving the first batch of Chinese vaccines. Meanwhile, the total number...
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COVID-19 Update: 18 more people are dead.

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Ghana has recorded 18 more deaths from COVID- 19 infections since the last update, bringing total fatalities to 390, as of January...
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Nigeria records highest single-day rise in COVID-19 infections

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Nigeria's confirmed COVID-19 cases rose to 107,345 late Friday after reporting 1,867 new cases, the highest single-day rise in the country since the onset...
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Ghana records 175 new COVID-19 cases

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Ghanaian health authorities confirmed 175 new COVID-19 infections Friday, increasing the number of total cases to 56,981, according to data from the Ghana Health...
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Malawi president declares state of national disaster amid surge in COVID-19 infections

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Malawi President Lazarus Chakwera has declared a state of national disaster in all the country's 28 districts as COVID-19 takes its toll on Malawians...
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US records more than 22 million virus cases since outbreak began

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dpa/GNA - The United States has recorded more than 22 million Covid-19 infections, the disease caused by the coronavirus, since the pandemic began. The...
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More growth in store for Africa-China ties – expert

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Relations between Africa and China are built on mutual respect and political understanding, and cooperation between the two countries is expected to achieve...
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Experts contribute ideas for NYC to revive from COVID-19 pandemic

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Several experts in New York have tapped their wisdom and mulled ideas in efforts to help the largest city in the United States to...
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Nigeria adds 712 COVID-19 cases

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Nigeria on Friday confirmed 712 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, bringing the national total to 82,747, said the country's Center for...
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New COVID-19 infections may lead to job losses – Hoteliers

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Some entrepreneurs in the hospitality industry have expressed fear of new coronavirus infections (COVID-19) might lead to more job losses with serious economic implications...

Nose mask wearing reduces among commuters at Madina

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Nose mask wearing among commuters at Madina in Accra has reduced drastically with some saying it impede their breathing, however, making them susceptible...
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The aged is susceptible to new COVID-19 infections-Deputy Health Minister

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The aged in society remain susceptible to the new wave of COVID-19 infections, Mrs Tina Gifty Naa Ayeley Mensah, the Deputy Minister of Health...
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Tema traders accuse politicians of causing the rise in Covid-19 infections.

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Some traders in Tema has accused politicians of causing the rise in COVID-19 cases in Ghana due to their disregard to protocols. Speaking to the...
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Obituaries occupy most of Minnesota’s most read local newspaper

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A video showing obituaries taking up two thirds of Minnesota's most read local newspaper StarTribune's pages went viral on the internet. In the video,...
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COVID-19 cases in Nigeria exceed 65,000 amid fears of second wave infections

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The number of COVID-19 infections in Nigeria has exceeded 65,000 amid fears of a second wave despite slower increase in daily new cases. With 152...
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South Australia faces ‘dangerous situation’ as Covid-19 cluster grows

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After several months without any locally-acquired coronavirus cases, the state of South Australia on Monday recorded a significant spike in new infections, breaking the...
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Kenya’s surging COVID-19 infections risk derailing transformation agenda

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has said that a sudden increase in the number of COVID-19 positive cases in the country and fatalities has...
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Sekyere South NCCE intensifies public education on coronavirus

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The Sekyere South District Directorate of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has intensified its public education campaign on the COVID-19 pandemic. ...