Covid-19

COVID-19 Updates CCLXXI– April 9, 2021 (1:00 PM-GMT)

  1. Situation: Globally

       Coronavirus Cases: 134,681,631 (actives)

         Deaths:          2,918,330

         Recovery:    108,429,057

  1. Situation in Africa

For Africa the CDC/AU reports:4,354,504 cases with 115,242 deaths & 3,898,395 recoveries.

III. Situation in ICGLR Region   

Country

Total +Cases

Deaths

Recovered

Comments on Measures

Angola

   23108

  549 

   21557

Plan to increase testing

Burundi

     3078

      6

     2867

Airport open/ Borders still closed /prevention measures reinforced

CAR

     5402

    74

     5056

Prevention measures maintained

Congo Brazza

   10084

  137

     8208

Prevention measures maintained

DR Congo

   28474

   745

   25841

 Curfew 0n : 21:00PM to 5:00 AM. Once more state in Health Emergency

Kenya

 143063

2292

   97650

Curfew on-huge gathering prohibited

Rwanda

   23152

  314

   20870

Airport open but New Curfew (8PM -5AM)+ no public celebrations/schools reopen/ Vaccination going on 

Sudan

   30111.

2063

   24214

Mask wearing and others hygiene measures

S. Sudan

   10324

  114

   10061

Prevention measures

Tanzania

          509

      21

         183

Activities going on as usual

Uganda

   41086

  337

   40685

Gov lifted airport and borders closure/

Zambia

   89793

 1226

   85559

Prevention Measures/ reopening of bars and schools

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

No new data for Tanzania since May 11th, 2020

  1. Situation in Burundi

A Ministry of Health Decree revised: Entry testing Fees at 100 USD (foreigners), 30$ in FBU for Burundians- For Exit: Test certificate from MOH @ 60.000 FBU. Student & Refugees coming back to Burundi are exempted.   

As of now, MOH has revised down the quarantine length from 7 to 4 days for new comers and free testing for inhabitants of Bujumbura City.

  1.  General Comments/Info.    

A year has elapsed since WHO declared COVID 19 a global pandemic on March 11, 2020/ We honour every parent, child, and friend who lost their life to this disease.

In the US, Pres Biden moves up deadline: all US Adults eligible for Covid Vaccine by April 19, instead of May1st.

For the last 24h, 83678 new cases & 1060 new deaths in

USA      ->Total cases now:  31,719,692 

 Belgium : 4845 new cases and 047 new deaths ->   Total cases now:   913,057

   France   Total cases now        4,939,258

S. Africa    Total cases now       1,554,975 

Nigeria      Total cases                  163,581

With National Unity and Global Solidarity, We shall regionally and collectively defeat this pandemic as a common enemy

   See:* WHO: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/situation-reports