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 Latest on Coronavirus Pandemic around The World

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 169,000 people and killed more than 6,500. The COVID-19 illness causes mild or moderate symptoms but most people, but severe symptoms are more likely …

Tanzania Confirms First Case of Coronavirus

DAR ES SALAAM - At least 30 countries across Africa have now reported cases of coronavirus, including four that reported their first instances Monday – Benin, Liberia, Somalia and Tanzania.

Speaking to reporters Monday, Health …

Somalia Confirms First Case of Coronavirus

Somalia’s government confirmed the country’s first case of coronavirus on Monday.

Health Minister Fawziya Abikar said during a news conference in Mogadishu that a Somali national who returned from one of the countries affected by …

Spain Plans Two-week Lockdown to Fight COVID-19

Spain announced Saturday that it would severely limit the movements of its 46 million people to try to contain the coronavirus pandemic spreading in Europe.

Madrid said it would employ steps similar to those Italy …

Ethiopia Confirms First Case of Coronavirus

ADDIS ABABA - Ethiopia's Health Minister Lia Tadesse confirmed the country's first case of coronavirus Friday.

Tadesse said a 48-year-old Japanese national who had entered the country after visiting Burkina Faso has tested positive for …