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Facebook to Add Labels to Vaccine Posts

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said the social media company will label what it determines is “credible information” about COVID-19 vaccinations. The company will add labels to posts about the vaccines, which will contain “credible information” from the World Health Organization…

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Federal Parliament Member dies of Covid-19

Baidoa(SONNA)-Mohamed Mohamud Bonow, Member of the Somalia’s Federal Parliament died of Covid_19 in Baidoa town, the administrative capital of Southwest State overnight, SONNA reported. President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, Parliament Speaker, Mohamed Mursal Abdirahman and…

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Somalia:COVID-19 cases rise to 8,321

Mogadishu (SONNA)The number of COVID -19 cases in Somalia rose Sunday 7th of March 2021 to 8,321 after 280 more people tested positive for the disease. Somalia’s Ministry of Health said 280 people were confirmed to have tested positive for…

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Djibouti receives first shipment of COVID vaccine

Djibouti (SONNA) – Djibouti has received its first batch of the COVID-19 vaccine through the COVAX initiative on Saturday, becoming the second nation in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) to obtain the vaccine. Mohamed Warsame Diriye, Djibouti’s Health Minister, told…

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Somalia: COVID-19 Impact Update No. 16 (February 2021)

This report on the Country Preparedness & Response Plan (CPRP) for COVID-19 in Somalia is produced monthly by OCHA and the Integrated Office in collaboration with partners. It contains updates on the response to the humanitarian and socio-economic impact of…

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Africa’s COVID-19 cases pass 3.89M

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (SONNA)-The number of coronavirus cases in Africa reached 3,897,390, says the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in its update on Monday. At least 108,712 people died of complications related to the virus, it said, while…

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Results of COVID-19 tests done in Somalia for the last 24 hours: 823

Mogadishu (SONNA)-Results of COVID-19 tests done in the last 24 hours: 823 – Confirmed 198 new positive cases The breakdown of the new positive cases per state are: o Banadir: 190 o Jubaland:3 o Southwest: 2 o Hirshabeelle: 2 o Galmudug:…

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Ministry of Health issues results on the latest Covid-19 tests in Somalia

Mogadishu (SONNA)-The Ministry of the Health of the Federal Government of somalia issued results on COVID-19 tests done in the last 24 hours:674 as 105 new confirmed positive cases.The breakdown of the new positive cases per state are: 1.Banadir: 90…

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Tanzania’s President Admits Country Has COVID-19 Problem

Tanzania(SONNA)-The president of Tanzania has urged its citizens to take preventive measures against the coronavirus after downplaying the disease for months and claiming it had been defeated by prayers. Speaking during a Sunday church mass in the capital Dodoma, President…

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MoHADM Minister Lunches Early Warning System Training for State DRM staff

Mogadishu (SONNA):The overall aim of the training package was to increase awareness of the participants on disaster risk reduction and early warning systems to the sub national government staff to empower the actors to support their organizations in developing disaster resilient…