Disease

COVID-19

Worldwide fatalities are over 54 396. More than 1,033,000 people have been infected.

USA – The number of people infected with the virus in the United States hit more than 245 600 000, according to a Johns Hopkins University tally, with the number of fatalities reaching 6,000.

New York – New York City has reported 1,562 deaths from nearly 52,000 cases. Some 2,373 deaths have been recorded statewide from 92,231 cases.

Italy – The country’s total cases is 115,242. More deaths were also reported bringing the total to 13,915.

Germany – The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany has reached 85,000. Meanwhile, the death toll rose to over 1,100.

Iran – Iran’s death toll from the new coronavirus has increased to 3,294. Total cases have reached 53,183.

Spain – Spain reported 932 new deaths with owe 117,000 cases.

France – France has confirmed nearly 60,000 cases of the coronavirus and as of Friday 5,387 deaths, the fourth highest tally in the world.

Ebola – DR Congo

Since 17 February 2020, no new cases have been reported in the ongoing Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. While this is a positive development, there is still a high risk of re-emergence of EVD given the current challenges related to limited resources amidst other local and global emergencies, continued insecurity and population displacement in previous hotspots, and limited access to some affected communities.

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