Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, is out of isolation and in good health after contracting coronavirus (COVID-19).
Charles, 71, tested positive for COVID-19 last week and had been self-isolating at his residence in Scotland.
“Clarence House has confirmed today that, having consulted
with his doctor,
Tanzania confirmed its first coronavirus death on Tuesday,
health minister Ummy Mwalimu said in a statement.
The 49-year-old Tanzanian man had been admitted to
Mloganzila Hospital in Dar es Salaam for treatment.
“Ninasikitika kutangaza kifo cha kwanza cha mgonjwa wa
COVID-19 (ambukizo la virusi vya corona) hapa nchini kilichotokea alfajiri
Menengai Oil Refineries Limited (MORL) donated a total of
one thousand four hundred (1,400) cartons of Menengai Cream soap and Kibuyu Bar
Soap to the Kenya Red Cross and Nakuru County government.
The initiative was spearheaded by MORI Head of Marketing, Simpson Osiemo, Kenya Red Cross Deputy
The Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) has banned the importation of used garments otherwise know Mitumba effective immediately.
In a notice sent out to the importers and the public, KEBS
said the move was precautionary in light of the new coronavirus pandemic and
will be adhered to until
The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe on Thursday said it would allow Zimbabweans to use foreign currencies as part of measures to deal with the coronavirus pandemic.
The announcement followed after President Emmerson Mnagangwa announced a 21-day lockdown to curb the spread of the virus.
According to Zimbabwe’s
President Yoweri Museveni has announced a total lockdown in
Uganda to combat the spread of coronavirus.
President Museveni faulted his people for not following
earlier measures that had been imposed.
“I made directives in my previous communication and since
then, we have been monitoring the situation. We have realized there
A South African woman identified as Elizabeth Holloway who
had been placed under forced isolation at Kenya Industrial Training Institute
Nakuru has been found dead.
Her death was confirmed by Nakuru County Executive Committee (CEC) member in charge of health Gichuki Kariuki.
Holloway was under 14-day mandatory quarantine, and
Kenya Medical Practitioners Pharmacists and Dentists' Union
(KMPDU) Secretary General Dr Ouma Oluga has resigned after he was appointed to
serve as Heath Chief Officer under the Nairobi Metropolitan Service.
Dr Oluga stepped down from the Union leadership, a position
he has held for the past five years following
The World Bank and International Finance Corporation have
announced an increased package of $14 billion (Ksh1.5 trillion) to help
companies and countries prevent, detect and respond to the spread of
The package will strengthen national systems for public
health preparedness, including for disease containment, diagnosis, and
treatment, and support the
The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have
requested creditors to grant debt relief for the poorest countries.
The financial institutions called on G20 to suspend debt
payments from International Development Association (IDA) countries that
In a joint statement, the regulators said the coronavirus