Global Statistics

All countries
42,497,379
Confirmed
Updated on October 24, 2020 9:08 am
All countries
30,943,571
Recovered
Updated on October 24, 2020 9:08 am
All countries
1,149,367
Deaths
Updated on October 24, 2020 9:08 am
Saturday, October 24, 2020

COVID-19


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South Africa investigates $636.2 million coronavirus manipulation

President Cyril Ramaphosa has promised that corruption during the COVID-19 pandemic will be dealt with harshly after...

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Rwanda closes COVID-19 treatment facilities as cases drop

The country’s active cases have been plummeting for the last couple of days from over 1600 on...

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South African health minister tests positive for coronavirus

Zweli Mkhize and his wife tested positive for the virus on Sunday and are self- isolating at...

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Paris under curfew as Europe battles soaring virus caseload

Paris and other French cities are under a nighttime curfew which will last for at least a...

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African nations want UK to reverse 14-days quarantine law

Africa is one of the few continents with no corridor from the UK, meaning that all travellers...

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Uganda reopens schools after seven-month break

Schools were ordered to ensure COVID-19 safety measures before reopening, including handwashing facilities, temperature guns, and availability...

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World Bank approves $12 billion for COVID-19 vaccine

The World Bank has approved an envelope of $12 billion for developing countries to finance the purchase...

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Cristiano Ronaldo tests positive for coronavirus

Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for coronavirus and will miss Portugal's Nations League game against Sweden on...

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Poor people are getting very poorer due to pandemic

The IMF is forecasting a less severe global recession but warns of a growing recovery gap between...

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Germany donates 1.4 million COVID-19 test kits to Africa

The donation is to provide direct support for the implementation of the Africa Joint Continental Strategy for...

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Kenya opposition condemns killing #ENDSARS protesters in Nigeria

Raila Odinga said the police brutality and abuses that have gone on in Nigeria for the last couple of days, leading to multiple deaths...

Barcelona vs Real Madrid: El Clasico Predictions and Betting Tips

Bitter rivals Barcelona and Real Madrid will lock horns in the first Clasico of the 2020-21 campaign on Saturday afternoon, with both sides looking to bounce back...

Sudan protesters burn Israel flag in rejection to normalize relations

The photos published showing a group of demonstrators in Khartoum who participated in the 21 October marches burning the Israeli flag to express their rejection...

Nigeria: Buhari urges #ENDSARS protesters to leave streets

President Muhammadu Buhari said the government recognized the rights of citizens to protest but warned protesters against infringing on the rights of others. (The African...

Gunfire erupts in Guinea as President heads for third term

More than a dozen people were killed in clashes after preliminary results showed President Alpha Conde winning re-election. (The African Stand) — Gunfire rang out...

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Nigeria says 51 civilians, 18 security forces killed in unrest

Nigeria’s president blames ‘hooliganism’ for violence and says security forces used ‘extreme restraint’ after soldiers shot and killed demonstrators. (The African Stand) — Nigeria’s president...

Libya resumes oil exports from key terminals

"The National Oil Corporation has received confirmations that the foreign forces had left the ports' area which will enable it to perform its oil...

Trump suggests Egypt may ‘blow up’ Ethiopia dam

Trump made the remarks as he announced a breakthrough normalization deal between US ally Israel and Sudan, which like Egypt fears that Ethiopia will...