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Boris Johnson [Photo Credit: BBC]

Coronavirus: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved out of intensive unit

“The Prime Minister has been moved this evening from intensive care back to the ward.”

Jean-Claude Brou, ECOWAS Commission Chairman.

Coronavirus: ECOWAS Commission announces support for West African countries

The commission lists the donations, reaffirming its solidarity with member states as they battle to contain the scourge.

Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders quits American presidential run, setting stage for Trump-Biden clash

The Vermont senator was once seen as a frontrunner for the Democratic Party 2020 presidential ticket.

Boris Johnson suspends parliament what does it mean for Brexit and why are MPs so angry - EPA/Mick Tsikas

UK PM Johnson stable after second night in intensive care battling COVID-19

The 55-year-old British leader has received oxygen support but was not put on a ventilator.

German Chancellor, Angela Merkel

German police to monitor virus lockdown from airship during Easter

One of the advantages of the airship is the silence in which it moves.

Coronavirus: Covid-19

COVID-19 cases top 10, 000 in Africa – WHO

The country with the lowest confirmed case is South Sudan, which has reported only one case.

U.S. President Donald Trump plan on imposing travel ban on Nigeria and some other countries

Coronavirus: Trump threatens to defund WHO

While WHO officials have praised the U.S. response to the coronavirus, they’ve also been critical of some of Mr Trump’s policies and practices surrounding it.

Malawi on map

Malawi records first coronavirus death

The ministry of health said the deceased had underlying health challenges.

U.S. President Donald Trump plan on imposing travel ban on Nigeria and some other countries

U.S. evacuates 44,000 Americans from 78 countries

The statement also read that “consular teams are exploring all means to help Americans to get home, including charter flights where appropriate.”

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COVID-19: ECOWAS orders one million kits, distributes Chloroquine for member States

ECOWAS says the one million kits will help the 15 member nations to fight the coronavirus.

South African newlyweds arrested

South African newlyweds arrested for breaching lockdown order

All 50 wedding guests, the pastor who conducted the ceremony, and the newlyweds themselves were promptly arrested and taken to a police station

Map of Sao Tome and Principe [PHOTO: Operation World]

Sao Tome, Principe confirm index cases of coronavirus

This makes Sao Tome the 52nd country in Africa to confirm a case.

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British PM Boris Johnson moved to intensive care unit

Mr Johnson’s condition worsened over the course of Monday afternoon.

President Donald Trump pictured April 4, 2020 AFP

‘There’s going to be a lot of death’, Trump tells America as coronavirus spreads

Mr Trump says “We probably have never seen anything like these kinds of numbers. Maybe during the war, during a World War One or Two or something.”

President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana

Coronavirus: Ghana enters critical week with over 15,000 test results expected

The president also announced a three-months free water for all Ghanaians as parts of efforts to tackle the spread of the disease.

President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana

Coronavirus: Ghanaians to enjoy three-month free water — President

President Akufo-Addo says he will decide during the week whether to extend the two-week restriction of movement in the country

South Sudan on map

Coronavirus: South Sudan confirms index case

South Sudan is the 51st African country to confirm a case of coronavirus.

British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson

Coronavirus: British PM hospitalised

The action was on the advice of his doctor who said it is a precautionary step.

China on map

Chinese city bans consumption of dog, cats, others

The law is expected to take from effect May 1.

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Spain’s daily coronavirus death toll falls for second consecutive day

The total death toll rose to 11,744 – the world’s second-highest – on Saturday from 10,935 the day before.

Togo on Map

Togo suspends two newspapers over French complaint

The CPJ asked Toggles authorities to rescind the decision.

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Coronavirus: New York suffers biggest daily death toll yet, pleads for help

New York is the only city within a country to record over 100, 000 infections.

Russian President, Vladimir Putin

COVID-19: Putin orders Russians not to go to work in April

Russia has reported more than 3,500 cases of the new coronavirus.

Mecca

Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia imposes 24-hour curfew in Mecca and Medina

The country of 30 million has taken drastic steps to contain the disease, halting international flights, closing most public places and suspending the year-round Umrah Pilgrimage.

COVID-19: Map showing countries with Coronavirus cases. [Photo: The Conversation)

COVID-19: Death toll hits 196 in African countries

The Africa CDC said the cases were spread across 49 African countries.