Covid-19

COVID-19 Updates CCCVII- August 27, 2021 (4:00 PM-GMT)

I. Situation: Globally

       Coronavirus Cases: 215,846,326 (actives)

         Deaths:           4,493,899

         Recoveries:  192,982,203

II. Situation in Africa

  For Africa the CDC/AU reports:7,738,063 cases with 193,204 deaths & 6,813,237 recoveries.


III. Situation in ICGLR Region      

 

Country

Total Cases

Deaths

Recovered

Comments on Measures

Angola

   46726

1182

   42291

Plan to increase testing-Vaccination going on

Burundi

   11994

    38

   11512

Prevention measures reinforced / - 519991 tested

CAR

   11270

    99

     6859

Prevention measures maintained

Congo Braz

   13533

  183

   12421

Vaccination going on

DR Congo

   54226

 1057

   30858

 Curfew 0n and Waves announced Partial lock down in Kinshasa

Kenya

 233801

4666

  218228

Curfew on-huge gathering prohibited

Rwanda

   85201

1056

   45275

New Curfew+ no public celebrations/schools / Vaccination going on 

Sudan

   37699

2831

   31630

Mask wearing and others hygiene measures

S. Sudan

   11365

  120

   10948

Prevention measures.

Tanzania

     1367

    50

      183

Received vaccines from Covax (Jonson& Johnson, Pfiser, Sinovac)

Uganda

 119327

2981

   95450

New lock down following a 3rd waves of infection

Zambia

 205704

3587

 199859

Prevention Measures/ reopening bars and schools

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Tanzania has slowly resumed the publication of statistics ,
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  • IV. Situation in Burundi

- Entry testing Fees at 100 USD (foreigners), 30$ in BIF for Burundians- For Exit: Test certificate from MOH @ 60.000 FBU. Student & Refugees coming back to Burundi are exempted.   

- As of now: NO quarantine for newcomers and free testing for inhabitants of Bujumbura City.

- Terrestrial borders (eg. Gatumba) opened/June 1st 2021- Entry Test payment 30$ (foreigners) 15K BIF Burundians.

- Burundian Government seems to be now opened to receiving Vaccines

V.  General Comments/Info.

- On Covid & Vaccines 

5,130,003,995 doses administered   (Aug 25-Aug27) .

Vaccines doses in the ICGLR Region(Aug 26): Angola:1,841,568(revised)/Kenya:.2,501,198/Uganda:1,297,726/Rwanda: 1,344,627/Sudan: 829,682/Zambia: 562,630/ Congo:290,287/CAR:95,862/DRC: 87,910/S.Sudan: 56,989/TZ:218,621

For the last 24h,  110,549 new cases 1359 new deaths in USA  ->Total cases now:     39,360,270

                             2467 cases and 06 new deaths in Belgium                   -> Total cases now       1,175,575                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              -  France   Total cases now        6,693,019

- Total cases in S. Africa now    2,734,973

- Total cases in Nigeria                 185,267

With National Unity and Global Solidarity, We shall regionally and collectively defeat this pandemic as a common enemy

   See:* WHO: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/situation-reports