Coronavirus Global Statistics

All countries
5,851,400
Confirmed
Updated on 28th May 2020 8:34 PM
All countries
2,537,734
Recovered
Updated on 28th May 2020 8:34 PM
All countries
359,775
Deaths
Updated on 28th May 2020 8:34 PM
Thursday, May 28, 2020

East Africa

Kenyan authorities warned for exposing people to COVID-19

Human Rights activists have warned Kenyan authorities for exposing people to a risk of infection in poorly managed and ill-equipped quarantine facilities”. NAIROBI - Kenyan...

Kenya reports 147 new Coronavirus cases

After recording 123 cases, that was as the highest on a single day on Wednesday, 147 cases were recorded on Thursday raising the tally...

Coronavirus-related deaths in Kenya rise to 52

The death comes a day after a 48-year-old from Nairobi’s Mathare succumbed to the highly infectious virus. NAIROBI, Keny – Coronavirus-related deaths in Kenya have...

Four killed and 15 injured in Somali bomb explosion

At least four people have been killed and other 15 injured in a Somali bomb explosion during Eid al-Fitr celebrations but no group is...

African Union forces win battle against Al-Shabaab in Somalia

African Union forces win the battle against Al-Shabaab militants in Somalia leading to the liberation of several strategic towns within the Horn of Africa...

US launches first airstrike against Al-Shabaab since Ramadan

The US military launches the first airstrike against Al-Shabaab in Somalia during the Holy month among the Muslims worldwide of Ramadan. MOGADISHU, Somalia - For...

Burundi heads to poll amidst health and violence concerns

President Pierre Nkurunziza will step down after 15 years, leading way to the first competitive presidential election since a civil war erupted in 1993. Burundi...

Uganda COVID-19 cases rise to 260

Thirty-two foreign truck drivers who tested positive for COVID-19 were turned back to their respective countries. KAMPALA, Uganda - The Ministry of Health has confirmed...

COVID-19: Kenya denies 53 Tanzanian Truck drives entry to Kenya

Kenyan authorities deny 53 Tanzanian truck drives entry to Kenya after testing positive for COVID-19 pandemic at the border entry points. NAIROBI, Kenya – Fifty-three...

Burundi suffers from poverty, ethnic conflict and civil war

Burundi is one of the continent's smallest nations at 27,834 square kilometres (10,747 square miles), and one of its most densely populated. GITEGA, Burundi -...

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