Updates

List

Showing 1 - 20 of 194,260 results

Rwanda

Update COVID-19 24 October 2020

24 October 2020 — Eight (8) new COVID-19 cases were identified out of 3698 samples tested today. This brings the cumulative number of confirmed cases to five thousand, and sixty (5060). To date, four...

Format
News and Press Release
Source
Posted
Originally published

Gabon

Testing at the core of Gabon’s COVID-19 battle

Libreville – With over 60 sample collection sites, a network of laboratories, including a high-capacity one, Gabon has tested nearly a tenth of its 2 million people for COVID-19. Diagnosis has been...

Format
News and Press Release
Source
Posted
Originally published

Nigeria

Nigerian states keep pressure on vaccine-derived polio

Abuja, 23 October, 2020 - On 25 August 2020, health workers and survivors in Nigeria celebrated the end of wild poliovirus in the country. They joined the entire Africa region in a joyous online...

Format
News and Press Release
Source
Posted
Originally published

Senegal

Enhancing diagnosis to beat COVID-19 in Senegal

Dakar – Senegal’s Institut Pasteur was one of only two laboratories in Africa able to test for COVID-19 at the onset of the pandemic in early 2020. The institution’s director, Dr Amadou Sall, speaks...

Format
News and Press Release
Source
Posted
Originally published

Benin

Benin boosts COVID-19 response with increased testing

Cotonou – Benin’s first COVID-19 case was diagnosed at the Viral Haemorrhagic Fever Laboratory in the capital Cotonou in March 2020. Then it was the country’s sole facility able to test for the...

Format
News and Press Release
Source
Posted
Originally published

Rwanda

Update COVID-19 23 October 2020

23 October 2020 — Thirty-five (35) new COVID-19 cases were identified out of 2086 samples tested today. This brings the cumulative number of confirmed cases to five thousand, and fifty-two (5052). To...

Format
News and Press Release
Source
Posted
Originally published

Somalia

Somalia Polio Flash Update: Week 41 2020

*data as reported in Weekly Somalia EPI/PEI update, ending 10 October • Two new cases of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) cases were confirmed by the laboratory this week. Once...

Format
Situation Report
Sources
Posted
Originally published