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Africa: Continent Nears 4.4 Million Confirmed Cases of Covid-19

April 15, 2021
As of April 15, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached  4,383,084 while over 9,167,668 vaccinations have been administered across the continent. Reported deaths in Africa reached   116,746   and 3,934,465 people have recovered. South Africa has the most reported cases –   1,561,559   – and   53,498 people died. Other most-affected countries are Morocco

Africa: Continent Nears 4.1 Million Confirmed Cases of Covid-19

March 21, 2021
As of March 21, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached   4,095,576 while over5,599,955 vaccinations have been administered across the continent. Reported deaths in Africa reached  109,674 and  3,673,287 people have recovered. South Africa has the most reported cases –   1,536,801 – and   52,082 people died. Other most-affected countries are Morocco (  491,463

Mozambique: Covid-19 – Six More Deaths, 602 New Cases and 410 Recoveries

March 7, 2021
Maputo — The Mozambican health authorities on Saturday reported a further six deaths from the Covid-19 respiratory disease and 602 new cases. According to a press release from the Health Ministry, the latest victims were three men and three women, all Mozambican citizens, aged between 26 and 63, four of the deaths were declared on

Africa Surpasses Three Million Covid-19 Cases, Most in South Africa

January 11, 2021
The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says more than three million cases have been logged on the continent since the start of the pandemic, with South Africa accounting for more than 30 percent. South Africa has recorded some 1.2 million Covid-19 cases, with a recent spike in infections due to a new variant

Africa: Over 3 Million Covid-19 Cases Across Continent

January 10, 2021
As of January 10, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 3,021,772. Reported deaths in Africa reached 72,123 and 2,449,587 people have recovered. South Africa has the most reported cases – 1,214,176 – and 32,824 people died. Other most-affected countries are Morocco (451,637), Tunisia (157,514), Egypt (148,799), Ethiopia (127,792), and Libya (104,002). For the latest totals, see

Mozambique: Covid-19 – 261 Recoveries, 62 New Cases and One Death

December 31, 2020
Maputo — The Mozambican health authorities on Tuesday reported that a further 261 people have made a full recovery from the Covid-19 respiratory disease. According to a press release from the Ministry of Health, this brings the total number of recoveries to 16,439 – which is 89.5 per cent of all those diagnosed with Covid-19

Tyson Foods boss had betting pool for worker COVID-19 cases: suit

November 19, 2020
The manager of a Tyson Foods pork processing plant in Iowa organized a winner-take-all betting pool for supervisors to wager on how many workers at the facility would contract COVID-19 around the start of the pandemic, a new lawsuit charges. The manager of the Waterloo pork plant, Tom Hart, allegedly set up the sadistic wager

Long lines form at COVID-19 testing sites as cases spike in NYC

November 13, 2020
New Yorkers are braving increasingly long lines in the rain to get tested for COVID-19, as officials brace for a second wave of the deadly virus. At CityMD Astoria Urgent Care on Steinway Street, 40 people stood in a steady drizzle while waiting on a line that wraps around the corner Friday afternoon. “I’ve been

US sets COVID-19 record as cases top 5 million

August 9, 2020
The United States set a record for coronavirus cases on Saturday, with more than 5 million people now infected, according to a Reuters tally, as the country’s top infectious diseases official offered hope earlier this week that an effective vaccine might be available by year-end. With one out of every 66 residents infected, the United

U.S. records more than 66,000 new coronavirus cases in record spike

July 12, 2020
Nearly 135,000 people have died in the U.S. since the pandemic began, according to Johns Hopkins data. The surge in coronavirus cases is straining hospitals in Florida, Texas and Arizona, where ICU beds in some areas are reaching capacity. In Houston, the Texas Tribune reported some hospitals are turning away emergency responders as beds fill
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