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47-nation Africa has 2,650 confirmed coronavirus cases, 49 deaths - WHO chief Tedros 07:48 GMT

LONDON (Reuters) - Coronavirus has now spread to dozens of the 47 countries of the WHO Africa region, with 2,650 infected and 49 dead, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Saturday.  Full Article

 
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South Africa's coronavirus infections rise at a slower rate 07:51 GMT 

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's confirmed cases of coronavirus increased at a slower rate on Saturday, up by 17 to 1,187 people, the health ministry said, as the country entered the second day of a national lockdown.  Full Article  

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New coronavirus cases confirmed in Libya as war escalates 07:58 GMT 

BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - Two new cases of the coronavirus have been confirmed in Libya, authorities said on Saturday, after the first was detected earlier this week, with international aid agencies warning of a disaster if it spreads.  Full Article  

 
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