A baby in South Africa has died from COVID-19, two days after being born. The two-day-old baby was among 27 new COVID-19 related deaths the country announced on Thursday. A statement from the South African government said the baby was born prematurely “and therefore had lung difficulties which required ventilation […]

South Africa on Thursday confirmed its first case of the novel coronavirus, a 38-year-old male who travelled to Italy, the health ministry announced. It is the first case in southern Africa and the latest confirmed case in sub-Saharan Africa after Nigeria and Senegal. “This morning,… the National Institute for Communicable […]