Mozambicans struggle with virus, patchy vaccination - Republic World

by republicworld 02/13/2021

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South Africa will reopen 20 land border crossings to allow normal travel, lifting restrictions implemented last month to control rising coronavirus infections, the Home Affairs Ministry said Saturday. The ministry said land border points, including those with Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Botswana, would reopen after being closed on January 11. "The active and orderly management of people through our borders is an important part of the country’s overall risk-adjusted approach to control the spread of COVID-19," said Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi. Motsoaledi will visit the crossing at

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Senator Jim Tedisco and the Empire Center for Public Policy recently won a lawsuit seeking all the data from the DOH on COVID 19 nursing home deaths. MORE:On deadline to release COVID data, Empire Center says DOH has not fully compliedThey spent nearly seven months trying to get the information through a freedom of information law, or FOIL, request.

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Amman, Feb. 15 (Petra) -The Ministry of Health announced 18 Covid-19 fatalities and 2, 321 new cases were recorded in the Kingdom on Monday, bringing the death toll to 4,473 and the caseload to 349, 562.
The new infections comprised 1, 612 cases in the capital, Amman, 206 in Balqa, 144 in Irbid, including 9 in the northern border district of Ramtha,