Coronavirus

Uganda: Covid-19 vaccination no longer free

Uganda: Covid-19 vaccination no longer free

Uganda’s Health Minister, Dr Jane Ruth Aceng authorized private hospitals to charge 20,000 shillings (€6) to people wishing to be vaccinated against Covid-19 as an overhead for vaccines. While announcing collaboration with private health facilities in Kampala, Dr Aceng said the government is now allowing all private facilities to start …

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South Africa: President Ramaphosa announces end of COVID restrictions

end of COVID restrictions in South Africa

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced the lifting of COVID restrictions, imposed since the beginning of the pandemic. In a televised address, the president said the national state of disaster would end at midnight on Monday. “Masks will still be required indoors for another month,” he said. He said …

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Ghana: end of mandatory face mask wearing in public

Ghana: end of mandatory face mask wearing in public

Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo on Sunday announced the lifting of the mandatory wearing of wask masks in public citing a steady decline in Covid infections in the country and neighboring countries. Ghana joins dozens of African countries that have eased most Covid containment measures. President Akufo-Addo also scrapped the requirement …

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