Egyptian Prime Minister Mustafa Madbuli and Minister of
Health and Population Hala Zayed, together with Chinese Ambassador to Egypt
Liao Liqiang and other officials, Monday inspected the Egyptian vaccine
manufacturer designated to produce doses of China's Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine
locally in Egypt.
Speaking at a press conference held after the
U.S. President Joe Biden warned Sunday at an Independence
Day celebration event that COVID-19 has yet to be "vanquished," even
if Americans have made huge progress against the pandemic.
"We've gained the upper hand against this virus,"
he told a large, cheering crowd of guests on the White House
The number of COVID-19 cases in Africa has surged at an
unprecedented pace as the continent grapples with a third wave that has posed a
dire threat to public health infrastructure, a World Health Organization (WHO)
official said Thursday.
Matshidiso Moeti, the WHO regional director for Africa, said
India has reported a national record of 4,529 new deaths, pushing the country’s death toll past 283,000.
The South Asian nation has been reporting over 4,000 COVID-19 fatalities daily for over a week now.
infections have slightly dropped, the situation remains dire. India confirmed 267,334 coronavirus cases
Kenya has reported 376 new COVID-19
cases, from a sample size of 4,153 and with a positivity rate of 9.1 percent.
Kenya’s total confirmed cases now
stand at 166,382 with 1,756,846 cumulative tests
In a statement, Health Cabinet
Secretary Mutahi Kagwe further reported 14 more COVID-19 related deaths.
has hit another grim milestone after its cumulative COVID-19 cases surged past
the 20 million mark.
to the country’s Health Ministry, India has added 357,229 cases in the last 24
hours, taking the total caseload to about 20.3 million. This as India’s
fatalities from COVID-19 rose by 3,449
and Financial professionals have been urged to take advantage of the digital
revolution to maximize investor returns during and post the COVID-19 pandemic.
According to Industrialization CS Betty Maina, the accelerated demand for financial and operational efficiencies as a result of the ongoing pandemic should serve
The crisis in India appears to be far from over with the
country registering a new world record for daily coronavirus infections for the
fourth day in a row.
The surging number of new infections is mounting more strain
on its crisis-hit hospitals.
The country recorded nearly 350,000 COVID-19
Cabinet Secretary for Health Mutahi Kagwe urged Public Transport Services(PSV) operators to reduce the number of passengers they ferry on a daily basis to help in the fight against coronavirus.
Kagwe challenged the PSV operators to take up the initiative as one of the measures which
Most people who become infected with Coronavirus (COVID-19)
experience mild illness and recover, but it can be more severe for others. This
is according to the World Health Organisation (WHO)
Global impact of COVID-19 as of Wednesday, saw more than
200,000 cases reported 82, 813 recovered while 8,010 had