Despite COVAX program, availability of vaccine doses in Africa remains too low. We took a look at the vaccination status against COVID-19 in Africa.
Even after the death of former President John Magufuli, the Tanzanian government does not publish up-to-date figures on the incidence of COVID-19 in Tanzania. We have summarised what is known so far and why Zanzibar is almost unaffected by the tourism crisis in our journal.
On Cape Verde, the number of Coronavirus infections has been rising again since the beginning of the year. The German Foreign Office continues to classify Cape Verde as a risk area and warns against unnecessary tourist travel.
The first two COVID-19 cases in Namibia were detected in March 2020. Travel restrictions, lockdown, and hygiene measures were implemented. The German Foreign Office classified Namibia as a risk area. What is the situation in Namibia one year later?
Since December 2020, infection rates in Mozambique have been rising significantly. This is due to the increased occurrence of the novel SARS-CoV-2 virus variants. For this reason, Mozambique has been classified as a risk area with a particularly high risk of infection by the German Federal Foreign Office.
Cape Verde is also not spared from a renewed increase in the number of people infected with the Corona virus. This also raises concerns about when the eagerly awaited tourists will start travelling to the country again. After all, countless livelihoods depend on tourism.
Due to the Corona pandemic, everything is different this year. Summer vacations abroad in 2020 will also be different from what we are used to. Despite continued limited travel and vacation options, planes continue to take off for popular destinations. But what do I have to consider at the airport and when I am flying?
Despite intensive efforts to keep the number of coronavirus cases low in Mozambique, there is an upward trend in the number of infections. For this reason, head of state Filipe Nyusi extended on Sunday, June 28, 2020, the state of emergency for another 30 days - and for the third time in a row. It is valid now until 29. July 2020. In this way, the Mozambican president wants to avoid a new peak of the pandemic in his country in order to reduce the pressure on hospitals.