South Africa Hits 500,000 Confirmed COVID Cases, Still Not at Peak

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa on Saturday surpassed 500,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases, representing more than 50% of all reported coronavirus infections in Africa’s 54 countries. Health Minister Zwelini Mkhize announced 10,107 new cases Saturday night, bringing the country’s cumulative total to 503,290, including 8,153 deaths. South Africa, with a population of about 58 million, has the […]

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Kuwait suspends flights from 31 high risk countries over virus fears

Kuwait’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has today suspended commercial flights from 31 countries as of August 1 due to the Covid-19 outbreak, as instructed by health authorities. The list involves India, Iran, China, Brazil, Columbia, Armenia, Bangladesh, Syria, Spain, Singapore, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sri Lanka, Iraq, Mexico, Indonesia, Chile, Pakistan, Egypt, Lebanon, Hong […]