Covid-19 cases in Africa nears 1.16 mn

Spaces in a Montreal food court are blocked off to help maintain physical distancing

Spaces in a Montreal food court are blocked off to help maintain physical distancing

Five people, all in Saskatoon, are in hospital with COVID-19.

Noting a "sign of hope" in terms of decrease in the number of new Covid-19 cases in Africa during the past week, Nkengasong, however, emphasized the need to avoid "prevention fatigue", and further intensify precautionary measures, such as the use of masks, social distancing as well as increase testing.

The CDC could take over handling COVID-19 data coming in from states and medical facilities again, according to media reports.

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The team is excited about the next phase of studying these objects with the robotic GROWTH-India telescope at Hanle, Ladakh. NASA was unable to see it, as it flew past the Earth from the direction of the sun .

Of the 1,600 reported cases, 106 are considered active.

A few months later, 10,256,000 tests have been conducted, the majority of them in ten countries that are South Africa, Morocco, Ethiopia, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Rwanda, Nigeria, Uganda and Mauritius.

The newly launched continental initiative, dubbed "Africa Against COVID-19: Saving Lives, Economies, and Livelihoods Campaign", mainly envisaged protecting borders and travelers, economies and livelihoods, as countries ease lockdown and resume economic activities, the AU announced on Thursday.

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Mr Lukashenko's main election challenger, Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, fled to Lithuania the day after the election. In an enormous show of defiance, an estimated 200,000 protesters rallied August 16 in the capital, Minsk.

The case marks the first time someone under the age of 20 has died from COVID-19 in Quebec since the pandemic began.

Quebec is reporting 86 new cases of COVID-19 and one additional death linked to the novel coronavirus.

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According to Russian researchers, Sputnik V is a human adenoviral vector vaccine that fights against coronavirus disease. He said Russian Federation had received requests from various countries for more than a billion doses of the vaccine.

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