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Egypt sees drop in daily COVID-19 deaths as total infections nudge 90,000

Egypt reported on Wednesday 41 deaths from COVID-19, the lowest in nearly six weeks, bringing the death toll to 4,440, said the Health Ministry. ...
A Sudanese man is seen wearing a face mask in Khartoum, Sudan, on March 14, 2020. Sudan's Health Ministry on Friday announced the death of a Sudanese citizen infected with COVID-19. (Photo by Mohamed Khidir/Xinhua)

Sudan sees 134 new COVID-19 infections, 6 new deaths

Sudan on Tuesday recorded 134 new COVID-19 cases and six new deaths, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 1,660...
Family members of a person that died of COVID-19 converse with health workers during a burial ceremony, on the outskirts of Mogadishu, Somalia, May 8, 2020. Somali health ministry on Sunday confirmed 57 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the total infections to 1,054. Fawziya Abikar, health minister said three people succumbed to the deadly respiratory disease, raising the death toll to 51. (Xinhua/Hassan Bashi)

Somalia confirms 81 new COVID-19 cases as tally hits 1,170

Somali health ministry on Tuesday confirmed 81 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total tally of infections to 1,170. Fawziya Abikar, the...

Egypt confirms 348 new cases, 7 deaths of COVID-19

Egypt reported on Monday 348 new cases and seven deaths of COVID-19, raising the total infections registered in the country to 6,813 including 436...
An Iranian policeman adjusts his mask on a street in Tehran, Iran, on March 7, 2020. The novel coronavirus has claimed 194 lives in Iran, the Ministry of Health and Medical Education announced Sunday. Kianush Jahanpur, head of Public Relations and Information Center of the ministry, said the total number of the confirmed cases now stands at 6,566, of whom 2,134 have recovered. Tehran records 1,805 cases of infection, the highest number among the country's provinces, followed by Qom with 685 cases and Mazandaran with 620 cases. (Photo by Ahmad Halabisaz/Xinhua)

Iran’s COVID-19 deaths hit 6,156

Iranian Health Ministry reported that 65 more people died from the novel coronavirus overnight, pushing the total to 6,156 as of Saturday, according to...
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Egypt sets daily record with 232 new COVID-19 cases

Egypt's daily tally of COVID-19 infections set a new record with 232 cases on Thursday, raising the total to 3,891, the Egyptian Health Ministry...

Morocco reports 122 new COVID-19 cases

The Moroccan Health Ministry on Thursday announced 122 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total cases in the country to 3,568. Meanwhile,...
A scinetist is doing research on a vaccine against COVID-19 in Shanghai. Photo:Yang Hui/Global Times

Somalia confirms 42 new COVID-19 cases

Somali health ministry on Thursday confirmed 42 new cases of COVID-19, raising the national tally to 328. Fawziya Abikar, the health minister...
A researcher of CapitalBio Corporation shows a virus nucleic acid detection kit for six respiratory pathogens on March 10. Six respiratory pathogens, including the COVID-19, can be detected simultaneously within one and a half hours, requiring samples of only respiratory droplets. (Photo by Jiang Wenjie, People’s Daily Online)

Egypt’s COVID-19 cases mount to 2,065 with 159 deaths

Egypt's Health Ministry confirmed on Sunday 126 new cases and 13 new deaths of COVID-19, raising the total number of cases registered in the...

Gaza reports 7 new COVID-19 cases

The Health Ministry in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip announced on Wednesday night that seven new cases infected with COVID-19 have been in a quarantine...

Chile confirms third death from COVID-19

Chile's Health Ministry on Wednesday confirmed that a third patient of COVID-19 has died as the total number of infections climbs to 1,142. ...
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Peru’s COVID-19 death toll climbs to 9

Peru's Health Ministry reported two new fatalities from the COVID-19 epidemic, bringing the nation's total death toll to nine, with 480 confirmed cases of...
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N&MC /CoP supports Health Ministry towards COVID-19

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (N&MC) and the Church of Pentecost (CoP), on Tuesday, presented some quantities of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE's) and...
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Rwanda’s COVID-19 cases jump to 36

Rwanda's COVID-19 cases jumped to 36 on Monday from 19 cases on Sunday, the health ministry said in a statement. Of the 17 newly-added cases,...
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Cameroon reports 3 new COVID-19 cases

Cameroon's Public Health Ministry on Wednesday afternoon announced three new COVID-19 cases in the country, bringing its confirmed total to 13. Public...

Burkina Faso reports 8 new cases of COVID-19

Eight new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Burkina Faso, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 15, the...
Fire Outbreak

11 killed, 53 injured in refugee camp fire in central Gaza

At least 11 Palestinians were killed and 53 injured on Thursday in a large fire in a bakery in the Nuseirat refugee camp in...
A file photo taken on November 3, 2013 shows an aerial view of the Clock Tower and the Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia's holy city of Mecca. 87 pilgrims were killed and 201 others were injured when a crane fell on the grand mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia's Civil Defence authority said Friday. Al Arabiya Television earlier said the crane had fallen because of strong storms. Saudi Arabia has been hit by strong sand storms in the last few days. (Xinhua/Wangbo)

Saudi Arabia confirms 1st COVID-19 case

Saudi Arabia registered on Monday the first novel coronavirus case, the Saudi Press Agency reported. The Health Ministry revealed that the case...
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Kenya pledges more investment to boost childhood cancer survival rates

Kenya's Health Ministry on Tuesday pledged to boost its childhood cancer survival rates through increased public and private investment. Alfred Karagu, CEO...

Coronavirus outbreak: Health Ministry issues alert to the public

The Ministry of Health has issued an alert message and guidance information to health facilities in the 16 regions following the confirmation of...

MoH says plans underway to recruit picketing unemployed nurses

Ghana’s Ministry of Health said here Tuesday plans were far advanced for the government to engage the services of private nurses across the country. Public...

Chad launches preventive campaign against malaria

The campaign was launched in the capital N'Djamena by the secretary general in Chad's public health ministry Dr. Hamid Djabar. The campaign,...

Kenya embarks on intensive measles vaccination for children and women

The ministry said the exercise, which was the largest immunization event in history, was being conducted across all government health centers, selected churches and...
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2,600 Cuban health workers to arrive in Republic of Congo soon

The visit by Cuban health professionals, the source said, conforms to the partnership agreements signed in June 2013 between the Republic of Congo and...
Tourists walk with masks at the Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul, South Korea, June 8, 2015. South Korea on Monday identified 23 new contagions with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), increasing the total number to 87 while deaths from the viral disease rose to six as one more death was reported. (Xinhua/Yao Qilin) (dzl)

South Korea MERS Kills 2 More And 13 Infections

South Korea reported 13 more infections with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), raising the total number to 108 while two deaths were added,...
Deputy Minister of Health, Dr Victor Asare-Bampoe, inaugurating the Supply Chain Committee in Accra

Health Ministry signs aide memoire with development partners.

The Ministry of Health (MoH) at the weekend ended the 2015 Health Summit with the signing of an aide memoire with its agencies and...

29 dengue fever cases reported in Mauritius

Twenty-nine dengue fever cases have been reported in the last two weeks in Port Louis, capital of Mauritius, a source from the health ministry...

Pepsodent, GES, GDA & Health Ministry To Improve Oral Health Of 5million Children

Pepsodent, Ghana?s number one oral care brand, in partnership with the Ghana Education Service, The Ghana Dental Association and the Ministry of Health have...
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Beware of Christmas meals

The Ministry of Health has advised Ghanaians to stay healthy and safe during this Christmas festivities to help achieve a healthy population for national...
Japan Ambassador Kaoru Yosghimura presenting the items to the Deputy Minister, Dr Victor Asare Bampoe.

JICA Donates Ebola Prevention Kit To Health Ministry

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) on Monday presented 128 non-contact hand-held thermometers to Ministry of Health (MOH) and Ghana Health Service (GHS) to support...