Corporate Council on Africa News Updates

HEALTH

Mauritius officially virus-free after total recoveries, no new cases

Africa News
Mauritius declared total recoveries from coronavirus infections as of May 11, 2020. The island nation’s official COVID-19 page said 322 people had recovered out of the 332 confirmed cases so far. 10 people have since died…Read more>>

US gives ‘up to 1,000’ ventilators to South Africa for virus
Washington Post
JOHANNESBURG — The U.S. government is donating “up to 1,000” ventilators to South Africa to help the country respond to COVID-19 as the Trump administration addresses criticism that it hasn’t done enough for countries in need…Read more>>

TOURISM

Tanzania’s Tourism Will Be Severely Hit By COVID-19 Pandemic

Ventures Africa
The emergence of the novel coronavirus is threatening the tourism industry in Tanzania, with about 477,000 ready to lose their jobs, while revenue is expected to shrink by 77 percent if the virus continues to spike, the government has warned…Read more>>

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