Africa Coronavirus Updates

AS English (07/29/2020)
  • Deaths/Cases: South Africa- 7,257/459,761; Nigeria- 868/41,804; Ghana- 4,691/92,947; Gambia- 9/326.
  • Gambia’s vice president has COVID-19, causing the president to self-isolate.
  • 65 people from Morocco, Eritrea, and Sudan were rescued at sea and tested positive for COVID-19.
  • Nigeria’s government is allowing secondary schools to reopen in August.
  • Malian musicians cannot perform due to COVID-19 and still lack government relief.
  • Seven babies in Zimbabwe were stillborn due to nurses striking over lack of PPE.
  • The IMF has approved South Africa’s request for $4.3 billion to handle COVID-19.