How have other cities gone about their second lockdown, and have the measures been effective in tackling the COVID-19 resurgence? Let’s take a look at a few examples.
Kenya on Tuesday declared that its school year was considered lost because of the coronavirus pandemic, and primary and secondary pupils would return to class next January.
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“Safe re-opening of schools to allow students in graduating classes resume in-person in preparation for examinations.”
It took almost 100 days for Africa to record its first 100,000 cases and less than 30 days to hit 300,000 cases
A total of 455 COVID-19 deaths have now been recorded in the country.
He had said while mosques would reopen on June 19, churches would resume activities on June 21.
Over the weekend, Africa’s most industrialised nation recorded more than 8,100 new cases of Covid-19
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As the West settles into a grinding battle with the disease, the virus surges across the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and South Asia.
He said the governor had gone into isolation before his result returned positive, and that he has directed the deputy governor to act on his behalf pending the time he resumes duty.
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Madagascar’s president has said that his country will test an injectable version of a herbal tea he claims prevents and cures Covid-19.
Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra says there are currently eight active COVID-19 cases being treated at Protective Care Centres in the state.
The federal government has issued a new set of guidelines in a new phase of the easing of lockdown.
The five-week lockdown, which took effect at midnight on March 29, was part of efforts to ensure efficient contact tracing and limit spread of the coronavirus, especially with what was considered a high rate of infections at the time.
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It also stirred some controversy, as it did not provide evidence for its claims.
Six doctors will work in shifts and the health ministry expects they will receive about 2,000 calls per day.
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The number of recoveries also increased from 2,263 to 2,311, while fatalities rose from 226 to 233.
Ms Siliya said she felt that if her test results had leaked it would undermine the fight against stigma.
In an announcement on its Twitter handle at 11:35pm on Friday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) also confirmed 10 more deaths, bringing the total number of fatalities to 221 – the highest in the West African region.
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Most of the patients at isolation centres are complying with the guidelines at the centres.
The god of wind can blow it away, apparently
Ayade said he was “conscious of the spiritual economy”, and that his action was as a result of appeals by religious leaders in the state.
In Nigeria, for instance, as early as the 1990s, Jeremiah Abalaka, a surgeon with fringe training in immunology, startled the world with his HIV cure claim.
As of Sunday, three new cases were confirmed in the state, bringing the total number of cases to 215.
In the last few weeks, there have been a spate of hundreds of unexplained deaths across northern Nigeria
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A 98-year-old has recovered from coronavirus after receiving treatment at one of Lagos state’s isolation centres, authorities there say.
In total, the island nation has had 332 cases and 10 deaths. It was among the first in Africa to impose a total lockdown.
Outbreak in northern Nigerian city highlights difficulties faced by authorities in detecting and controlling the virus.
“Until yesterday, fifty-five people have been declared cured since the adoption of CVO herbal tea treatment twenty days ago.”
We will introduce new measures to make contact tracing more effective. We will need to implement mass sanitisation of workplaces, public transport and other spaces."
This patchier and slower pattern of transmission sets Africa apart from other regions, WHO experts say.
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He said while the country has continued to improve in management of the pandemic, “prayers have successfully helped Nigeria to be where we are now.”
“The more we are getting the test, the more people who contracted the virus would be exposed and the more we stamp out the disease in our state.
She used to wash laundry locally but such work is hard to come by now as people have restricted their interactions because of coronavirus.
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The ministry of health made the announcement on its Twitter handle on Wednesday.
He said the figures were for Monday and Tuesday, adding that the state is following up on 233 persons
At a briefing on Tuesday, Mustapha who is the chairman of the presidential task force on COVID-19, spoke on the response of Madagascar to COVID-19.
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The hospital broke the news in a tweet on Monday afternoon, saying the mother and child are well and alive.
“When samples of patients with contacts to index cases are collected, they are normally advised to go on self-isolation,” the health commissioner said.