Africa Covid19 

Ethiopia relaxes some regulations put in place to fight coronavirus

Ministry of Health has announced today that the nation has relaxed some regulations put in place by the government to fight the coronavirus pandemic. The Health Minister, Dr. Lia Tadesse has announced improvements on guidelines of the state of emergency decree declared in response to COVID 19 in several aspects. According to the improvements funeral ceremonies over COVID 19 deaths could be arranged by the community as per precautions set to prevent spread of the virus. And families of the victims can arrange funerals before post mortem results are issued…

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Covid19 South America 

Brazil Coronavirus Cases and Deaths: What To Know

Brazil could have the world’s highest Covid-19 death toll by July. Latin America became the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic in late May, largely driven by Brazil’s ballooning caseload, as the number of infections in the United States and Europe fell. In recent weeks, Brazil has reported upward of 1,000 new deaths a day from Covid-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, eclipsing the death toll in every country other than the United States. If the trend lines hold, some epidemiologists project the death toll of the epidemic in Brazil…

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Africa Covid19 Management 

UVRI, Uganda’s Central Covid Testing Centre Hasn’t Received Covid Funding from Govt, Says Director – Online news from Uganda and the East African region – SoftPower News

The Uganda Infection Research Study Institute(UVRI)which is Uganda’s central testing centre for samples for Covid-19 has actually exposed thatit has actually not received any Covid-related financing from government and has been required to divert a sum of Shs 780m suggested for other programs, to assist in the COVID-19 activities. The revelation was made by the UVRI Director, Prof. Pontiano Kaleebu while appearing before the Parliament Public Accounts Committee chaired by Chwa West MP, Okin Ojara. Prof. Kaleebu stated that considering that the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country, government…

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Asia Covid19 

Travel restriction waived on medical grounds for Bangladeshi diagnosed with COVID-19 in Singapore

A Bangladeshi national, Singapore’s first imported case of COVID-19 in more than a month, had been granted a waiver to enter Singapore on medical grounds, said the Ministry of Health (MOH). On Sunday (Jun 14), MOH said the man had come to Singapore for medical treatment unrelated to COVID-19. Responding to media queries, the ministry added on Monday: “He had been under the care of a doctor at Mount Elizabeth Hospital and had two operations performed earlier in Singapore. “He needed to seek follow-up specialist medical care in Singapore as he is facing…

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