COVID-19 World update: As of 20th April the number of confirmed corona virus cases stood at 2,482,556; 170,482 deaths and 652,479 recovered.
COVID-19 Africa update: As at April 19th there are 22,513 confirmed infections of COVID-19 in Africa, 1126 deaths and 5,534 recoveries according to the Africa center for disease control.
Ghana lifts lockdown restrictions: It appears some nations are already getting fade up with the adverse effect of lockdown on her citizens and economy at large. President Nana Akufo Addo of Ghana has lifted a three week lockdown in two cities, citing improved coronavirus testing and the “severe” impact of the restrictions on the poor and vulnerable in the state. Hence, nonessential businesses in Accra the states capital and Kumasi, can re-open business activities.
Trump: US investigating whether coronavirus spread after China Lab mishap: It appears that Trump has not given up on his hunch that the corona virus didn’t just break out by chance. During the routine COVID-19 briefing on Friday, Trump stated that US intelligence officials are investigating whether the novel coronavirus began spreading after an accident at a Chinese high-security biomedical laboratory in Wuhan. However, no evidence has yet emanated, and all theories so far has been dismissed by experts.
At least 18 people dead in Canada shooting rampage that spanned 12 hours: It appears that while the rest of the world is busy combatting COVID-19, a troubled man in Canada has decided to go on a shooting spree. At least 18 people left dead after a gun man dressed as a police officer went on a more than 12 hour killing spree.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is gravely ill after heart surgery: Amidst the COVID-19 challenges in the country, the chain-smoking 36 year old dictator is said to be seriously-ill following a cardiovascular.