Somalia: Thousands Fleeing Due to Floods and Conflict, UNHCR
[Dalsan Radio] The UNHCR has warned that conflict and serious flooding have forced hundreds of thousands of people to flee their homes amid risks of COVID-19 in Somalia. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 12, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Somalia: Farmaajo Govt Asked Not to Politicize COVID 19 Ahead of Elections
[Dalsan Radio] What's new? Somalia is highly vulnerable to both the COVID-19 virus and the socio-economic dimensions of the crisis. Its first cases of infection have also appeared at a time of heightened political tension over forthcoming parliamentary and presidential elections. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 11, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Somalia: The Nation Faces Dire Threats From Conflict, Natural Disasters, COVID - UN
[VOA] The U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees is appealing for strong International support to help millions of Somalis facing a growing number of catastrophic threats from conflict, natural disasters and the potential spread of COVID-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 11, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Boris Johnson Announces a Coronavirus Quarantine for Travelers to U.K.: Live Coverage
Coronavirus cases soar past 4 million as China finds a new cluster near Russia. Ethiopian troops may have shot down an aid plane in Somalia. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

Somalia: Somalia Records Increasing Number of COVID-19 Cases
[Nation] Mogadishu -Somalia's confirmed cases of Covid-19 were on Thursday night hurtling towards 1,000 after 55 more people contracted the virus disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 8, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Kenya: COVID-19 - Porous Kenya-Somalia Border a Challenge for Wajir
[Nation] The porous Kenya-Somalia border is proving a challenge in management of the Covid-19 coronavirus disease for counties such as Wajir. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 7, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Yemen's Houthis report first coronavirus case with death in Sanaa hotel
Authorities in Houthi-held north Yemen confirmed their first case of the new coronavirus on Tuesday, a Somali national found dead in a Sanaa hotel, while the government in the south of the war-torn nation reported nine new infections. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Somalia: COVID-19 Cases in Somalia Rises to 756 As 34 People Test Positive
[Shabelle] The Somali health ministry on Monday confirmed 34 new cases of a novel coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections to 756. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 5, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia: IOM Ethiopia Assists Hundreds of Returning Migrants in COVID-19 Quarantine Sites
[Africa Renewal] Ethiopia continues to receive thousands of migrants returned from countries across the region and the Middle East, in response to the COVID-19 global health pandemic. IOM, the International Organization for Migration, is assisting more than 9,400 migrants in the country's quarantine facilities. Migrants have been sent back to Ethiopia from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Djibouti, Somalia, Sudan, and other countries over the last few weeks. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 2, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Somalia: Somalia's COVID-19 Cases Rise to 582 as 54 Test Positive
[Nation] Mogadishu -Somalia's Health minister announced on Wednesday evening that the country's number of coronavirus cases had risen to 582. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 1, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Somalia: Policeman Arrested for Shooting Two During COVID-19 Curfew
[Nation] Mogadishu -Somalia's security agencies were on Saturday holding a police officer accused of shooting and killing two civilians as he enforced a Covid-19 curfew. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 27, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Somalia: Mogadishu Residents Reluctant to Follow State Orders on COVID-19
[Nation] In mid-March, Somalia's council of ministers held a special meeting on Covid-19, as it became clear that the pandemic was soon to hit country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 20, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Somalia: Surge in COVID-19 Cases Raises Alarm
[Nation] Somalia's Covid-19 cases have soared to 135, five times the number at the start of last week in what is turning out to be a frightening tally for the Horn of Africa country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 20, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Somalia: Journalist Gurbiye Arrested Over COVID-19 Facebook Posts
[CPJ] Nairobi -Somali authorities should immediately and unconditionally release journalist Abdiaziz Ahmed Gurbiye and guarantee that the media can cover and comment on the COVID-19 pandemic without facing jail time, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 17, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Somalia: COVID-19 Cases Spike in Past 24 Hours
[Nation] Somalia has registered a spike in confirmed Covid-19 cases after 35 People tested positive for the virus in the last 24 hours. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 14, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news