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COVID-19: Spain records 812 deaths

Spain reported 812 coronavirus deaths on Monday, a slight decline on the previous day’s toll. The total number of fatalities rose to 7,340 in the past 24 hours, from 6,528 Sunday, according to Health Ministry data. The number of confirmed cases increased to 85,195 from 78,797. As Spain battles Europe’s …

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Coronavirus: UK plans to evacuate Britons in Nigeria

The United Kingdom is exploring flight options to evacuate its nationals willing to leave Nigeria The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Ms Catriona Laing, disclosed this on Friday.She said the decision was necessitated by “the rapidly changing situation in the region and recent airport closures” over the coronavirus pandemic. The …

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South Africa begins three-week lockdown

South Africa’s president appeared in full military uniform for the first time since the end of apartheid and told troops to be a “force of kindness” as a three-week lockdown begins at midnight and they ensure that 57 million people stay home. The mission is the “most important in the …

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Tunisia announces 30 new COVID-19 cases

Tunisian Health Ministry on Friday reported 30 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 227. Out of a total of 2,045 lab tests, 227 cases were tested positive from 20 provinces out of 24, said a ministry statement. Tunisia’s first confirmed case …

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New Coronavirus cases in South Korea fall below 100

The number of daily new coronavirus infections in South Korea dropped below 100 on Friday, with 91 new cases recorded since the previous day, according to the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Seoul. The nation’s total infections increased to 9,332, while the death toll rose by eight …

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Sudanese Defence Minister dies in Juba

Sudanese Defence Minister died of a heart attack in Juba, the capital of South Sudan. General Jamal al-Din Omar was suffering from chronic illnesses, the Sudanese army spokesman said. He became head of the Defense Ministry after the fall of President Omar al-Bashir Before becoming minister, he headed the Transitional …

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