African countries beef up measures to contain spread of COVID-19

BEIJING— Countries in Africa have stepped up their efforts against the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure public health security, Xinhua news agency reported.A foreign national tested positive on Feb. 14 in Egypt, the first case of infection reported on the A…

17 killed in Africa from coronavirus: WHO

ANKARA— The World Health Organization (WHO) announced Thursday the death toll from the COVID-19 virus stood at at 17 in Africa as more countries on the continent recorded first cases in the past 24 hours.The WHO said “633 confirmed #COVID19 cases in #A…