EQUATORIAL GUINEA

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EQUATORIAL GUINEA

4,821

Total Cases

83

Total Deaths

2,182

Total Recovered

2,556

Total Active Cases

0

New Deaths

0

New Cases


via menafn08/03/2020

Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 2 August 2020, 6 pm EAT - MENAFN.COM

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, August 2, 2020/APO Group/ --

African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (945,882), deaths (19,983), and recoveries (603,687) by region:

Central (48,928 cases; 941 deaths; 34,501 recoveries): Burundi (395; 1; 304), Cameroon (17,255; 387; 15,320), CAR (4,614; 59;

via allafrica07/30/2020

Equatorial Guinea: GITGE Doubles Down On Price and Capacity During Covid-19 - Will Roll-Out More FTTH Based On Pilot Results - AllAfrica.com

Spanish-speaking Equatorial Guinea is one of the most under-reported telecoms markets in Sub-Saharan Africa. To right the balance a little this week we're running a translation of an interview in CIO Magazine with Dr Oscar Ondo Ngomo Nchama, D-G of the public sector telco GITGE.

via reuters07/08/2020

In Africa, lack of coronavirus data raises fears of 'silent epidemic' - Reuters

When the new coronavirus hit Tanzania in mid-April, President John Magufuli called for three days of national prayer to seek God’s protection from the scourge. Barely a month later, he claimed victory over the disease and invited tourists to return to his East African nation.


via news.yahoo06/09/2020

In hardline Equatorial Guinea, confinement starts to chafe - Yahoo News

In Equatorial Guinea, a country ruled with an iron fist for four decades, the strain of living under one of Africa's toughest coronavirus confinements is starting to tell. Nearly two months ago, 78-year-old President Teodoro Obiang Nguema imposed lockdowns on the two largest cities -- Bata and the

via imf.org04/30/2020

How the IMF is Promoting Transparent and Accountable Use of COVID-19 Financial Assistance - International Monetary Fund

COVID-19 is causing tragic loss of life and has disrupted our social and economic order at lightning speed on a scale that we have not seen in living memory. The IMF is working closely with its members to meet their need for emergency financing, while sustaining its fight against corruption and the misuse of urgently needed financial support. In this time of crisis, it is more important than ever to ensure that resources are used to protect lives and livelihoods.

via voanews04/05/2020

US Reports One Fourth of Global COVID Cases - Voice of America

Roughly 25 percent of the world’s 1.2 million COVID-19 cases have been reported in the United States, according to Johns Hopkins figures Sunday morning.  New York is the U.S. state hardest hit by the coronavirus, where it has claimed more than 3,500 lives.  Public health experts say the situation is about to get worse, not only for New York, but for the rest of the United States as well.   While New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said the state is about seven days away from its apex of the health crisis, U.S. President Donald Trump warned Saturday that the U.S.

via reuters08/03/2020

Cameroon tomato farmers count losses to wild weather and lockdown - Reuters

YAOUNDE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Tomato farmer Gregory Ngwana is used to good years. But this season, wild weather - too little rainfall and then too much - has paired with Cameroon's coronavirus lockdown to slash harvests, make transport difficult and drive away buyers.

via voanews07/30/2020

Central Africa’s Muslim Feast Hampered as COVID-19 Blocks Livestock Trade - Voice of America

More than one million livestock being transported from Cameroon and Chad for Eid al-Adha, the Muslim feast of sacrifice, have been blocked at the borders with Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and Nigeria.  Cameroon’s neighboring states are refusing imports due to COVID-19, forcing livestock merchants who depend on the annual festival, known locally as Tabaski, to sell at cut-rate prices. Spokesperson for the Central African Association of Cattle Sellers Clementina Ondo said their trade was already crumbling because of COVID-19. The situation is made worse, she said, because border authorities are


via cnbcafrica07/03/2020

Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 3 July 2020, 6 pm EAT - CNBCAfrica.com

African Union Member States (54) reporting COVID-19 cases (433,268) deaths (10,654), and recoveries (208,157) by region: Central (35,471 cases; 762 deaths; 18,610 recoveries): Burundi (191; 1; 128), Cameroon** (12,592; 313; 10,100), CAR (3,823; 48; 816), Chad (871; 74; 786), Congo (1,382; 41; 486), DRC (7,311; 179; 2,684), Equatorial Guinea (3,071; 51; 842), Gabon (5,513; 42; 2,508), Sao Tome & Principe (717; 13; 260) Eastern (38,348; 1,111; 18,357): Comoros (309; 7; 241), Djibouti (4,736;

via voanews07/03/2020

WHO Urges African Countries Resuming Air Travel to Take Safety Measures - Voice of America

The World Health Organization called on African countries Thursday to take comprehensive safety measures to “mitigate a surge” in COVID-19 cases, as nations resume air travel.  The African economy, which is heavily reliant on travel and tourism, has been struck hard by the global pandemic.  “Air travel is vital to the economic health of countries,” Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, the WHO’s regional director for Africa, said Thursday in a press release. “But as we take to the skies again, we cannot let our guard down.

via africafeeds06/03/2020

Equatorial Guinea: WHO official asked to leave for ‘falsifying Covid-19 figures’ - Africa Feeds

Equatorial Guinea has ordered the World Health Organization (WHO) representative in that country to leave. The said official Triphonie Nkurunziza is accused by Equatorial Guinea authorities of falsifying the country’s Covid-19 case tally. According to an AFP news agency reporting, this directive was contained in a document from the foreign ministry and confirmed by a […]

via wgme04/24/2020

47 deaths, Maine coronavirus cases rise to 965 - WGME

AUGUSTA (WGME) -- Three more Mainers have died from coronavirus-related complications, bringing the total to 47. There have been 965 coronavirus cases reported in all 16 Maine counties as of Friday. That’s up from 937 on Thursday. Coronavirus cases in Maine: County by county breakdown. Maine CDC Director Dr. Nirav Shah said 152 people have been hospitalized at some point during their illness and 499 people have recovered. There have been 16,784 negative tests statewide.

via cnbcafrica04/05/2020

Coronavirus - Africa: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases - CNBCAfrica.com

African Union Member States (50) reporting COVID-19 cases (8,536), deaths (360), and recoveries (710) by region: Central (766 cases; 32 deaths; 28 recoveries): Burundi (3; 0; 0), Cameroon (509; 8; 17), Central African Republic (9; 0; 3), Chad (9; 0; 1), Congo (45; 5; 2), DRC (154; 18; 3), Equatorial Guinea (16; 0; 1), Gabon (21; 1; 1). Eastern (707; 14; 23): Djibouti (51; 0; 8), Eritrea (29; 0; 0), Ethiopia (38; 0; 4), Kenya (126; 4; 4), Madagascar (70; 0; 0), Mauritius (196; 7; 0), Rwanda (


via voanews07/17/2020

Virus-hit African Airlines Resume Service, but for How Long? - Voice of America

As South Africa’s coronavirus caseload hit the 300,000 mark this week, South African Airways got some good news: a reported government financial commitment to bail out the struggling state carrier, whose flights have been grounded because of the coronavirus since March. Other African airlines are also getting a COVID-19 reprieve, resuming service as borders and airspace slowly reopen — despite fears the pandemic has yet to peak in Africa and may resurge elsewhere. But the overall air transport landscape is grim.

via cnbcafrica07/06/2020

Coronavirus: African Union Member States (54) reporting COVID-19 cases as of 6 july 2020 9am EAT - CNBCAfrica.com

African Union Member States (54) reporting COVID-19 cases (476,509) deaths (11,360), and recoveries (227,376) by region:  Central (36,003 cases; 770 deaths; 19,279 recoveries):  Burundi (191; 1; 128), Cameroon (12,592; 313; 10,100), CAR (3,969; 48; 914), Chad (872; 74; 787), Congo (1,557; 44; 501), DRC (7,411; 182; 3,184), Equatorial Guinea (3,071; 51; 842), Gabon (5,620; 44; 2,555), Sao Tome & Principe (720; 13; 268) Eastern (39,823; 1,131; 19,083): Comoros (311; 7; 296), Djibouti

via cnbcafrica07/03/2020

Coronavirus: African Union Member States (54) reporting COVID-19 cases as of 3 July 2020 9 am EAT - CNBCAfrica.com

African Union Member States (54) reporting COVID-19 cases (433,500) deaths (10,658), and recoveries (208,400) by region:  Central (36,444 cases; 774 deaths; 19,253 recoveries):  Burundi (170; 1; 125), Cameroon (13,711; 328; 11,114), CAR (3,823; 48; 816), Chad (868; 74; 785), Congo (1,382; 41; 486), DRC (7,189; 176; 2,317), Equatorial Guinea (3,071; 51; 842), Gabon (5,513; 42; 2,508), Sao Tome & Principe (717; 13; 260) Eastern (37,872; 1,105; 18,351): Comoros (309; 7; 241), Djibouti

via worldpoliticsreview06/09/2020

Why Piracy Is a Growing Threat in West Africa’s Gulf of Guinea - World Politics Review

The Gulf of Guinea now accounts for 90 percent of maritime kidnappings in the world. International efforts to address piracy in West Africa have yielded some positive results, but as criminal tactics evolve, coastal communities suffer, becoming trapped in a cycle of crime and poverty.

via globaltimes.cn04/13/2020

Chinese doctors garrisoning in Africa hold the fort during pandemic - Global Times

Since 1963, China has sent around 21,000 medical personnel to African countries, helping 220 million patients there, which has been praised throughout the continent. The Chinese medical team is the most distinguished and longest cooperation project between China and Africa, involving most countries and regions, according to the China-Africa Institute.