Coronavirus Global Statistics

All countries
5,807,702
Confirmed
Updated on 28th May 2020 1:27 PM
All countries
2,510,549
Recovered
Updated on 28th May 2020 1:27 PM
All countries
357,807
Deaths
Updated on 28th May 2020 1:27 PM
Thursday, May 28, 2020

North Africa

More than 250,000 children in Libya at risk of vaccine-preventable diseases

With a saturated global supply chain and constraints arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, the country is likely to face an extended stockout for a...

Libya’s GNA recaptures strategic al-Watiya airbase

The announcement by Tripoli-based administration comes after a month-long offensive against forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar. Forces allied with Libya’s UN-supported government have wrested control...

Egyptian journalist Lina Attalah arrested during interview

Mada Masr says Lina Attalah arrested outside Cairo's Tora Prison while interviewing the mother of a jailed activist. CAIRO - Egyptian authorities arrested the editor...

Morocco COVID-19 cases rise to 6,870

Morocco COVID-19 cases rise to 6,870 with 129 new infections and 173 new recoveries with no new deaths related to coronavirus in the past...

Libyan Army kills Haftar militants and captures equipment

Turkish military advisers are providing training, consultancy to Libyan government forces in line with UN Security Council Resolution. TRIPOLI - Libya's Army on Thursday killed...

EU sued for financing roads built with ‘forced labour’ in Eritrea

The Dutch Foundation Human Rights for Eritreans has initiated a court case against the European Union for financing highway projects in Eritrea where forced...

Sudan rejects Ethiopia’s proposal to sign Nile dam agreement

Sudanese Prime Minister Abadalla Hamdok calls on Egypt to resume talks immediately over the controversial dam amid high tensions. KHARTOUM - Sudan has rejected an...

Over 1,300 arrested in Ethiopia for Not wearing masks

Ethiopian Human Rights Commission said over 1,300 people were arrested in for Not wearing masks in the capital Addis Ababa amid coronavirus. ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia...

Eritrean freedom fighter dies after contracting coronavirus

Forme Eritrean freedom fighter Afwerki Abraha dies at the age of 71 after contracting coronavirus in London intensive care for one month. ADDIS ABABA, Addis Ababa...

Sudan records 134 new COVID-19 cases

Sudan records 134 new COVID-19 cases with six new deaths as total hits 1,660 with 12 more patients recovering from the pandemic. KHARTOUM - Sudan...

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