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Due To Corona virus in Africa: Unprecedented levels of mobilization as nations brace for pandemic

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Due To Corona virus in Africa: Unprecedented levels of mobilization as nations brace for pandemic

With at least 19 African countries now facing COVID-19, several governments have taken critical steps toward mitigation and management, including travel restrictions, health screenings at ports of entry, rapid testing and social distancing measure

OVID-19, a previously unknown disease caused by the potentially deadly coronavirus, was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) on March 11. It has claimed the lives of 4,955 people globally as of March 13, 2020, according to WHO


New Corona virus disaster area order places a Jamaican community under quarantine but ‘not under curfew

After six new confirmed cases of COVID-19 were announced earlier that day, bringing Jamaica’s current total to eight, Holness cited the move under the Disaster Risk Management Declaration of Disaster Area Order 2020. The legislation, found under Section 26/2 of Jamaica’s Disaster Risk Management Act 2015, was triggered by a notice from Desmond McKenzie, the minister responsible for disaster management, because of the COVID-19 threat


With no officially confirmed cases El Salvador locks itself down to prevent Corona Virus

All schools were immediately suspended and it is unclear how parents and caregivers will adapt to the education system’s lockdown. On the other hand, international trade will continue. The government announced that it will open centers to collect food and supplies for quarantined people

Bukele referred to Italy in his speech, which has also gone into lockdown to prevent the spread outside of its borders. To date, there are 17,660 people infected with the virus and 1,266 deaths in Italy