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    Urgent / Coronavirus: A case reported in Guinea…

    Coronavirus Coronavirus
    CONAKRY-A case of Covid19, the pandemic hitting the world with full force has just been detected in Guinea!

    This is a Belgian who is taken care of at the Nongo treatment center, the Minister of Health and Public Hygiene confirmed to us. Colonel Rémy Lamah did not provide more details. A crisis meeting is convened this Friday morning at the ANSS (national health security agency).

    More than 100 countries are now affected by the Covid-19 epidemic with more than 100,000 confirmed cases. More than 3000 people have lost their lives around the world since the outbreak of the disease in China last January.

    Thursday evening, President Alpha Condé announced several measures to protect himself from Covid 19. The Head of State appealed to all citizens to adopt in these times, hand washing and respect instructions in the gathering places of more than 20 people.

    During this period, he also invited the territorial administration and the populations to limit the public assembly sessions. If necessary, ask for authorization from administrators and local elected representatives beforehand.

    The Head of State Invites the Ministry of Health and its partners through their dismemberment to accompany essential gatherings for the application of health barrier measures.

    Invites the Ministry of Health, Territorial Administration, Defense and Security Forces, Cooperation and Foreign Affairs, General Secretariat for Religious Affairs, Social Affairs and Women's Promotion, Ministry of Transport, Education, Youth, culture and sport, each as far as it is concerned to make all the arrangements necessary for the application of these directives.

    Invites the interdepartmental committee to provide a weekly report on the implementation of these provisions.

    These provisions come into force from Monday, March 16, 2020
    Last edited by kiwibird; April 26, 2020, 02:34 PM.

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    Guinea reports first confirmed COVID-19 case
    49-year-old patient is Belgian citizen working for EU delegation, says government
    James Tasamba | 13.03.2020

    KIGALI, Rwanda

    Guinea's health ministry on Friday announced the first confirmed case of COVID-19.

    The female patient is a Belgian citizen who has lived in Guinea since October 2018 working for the European Union delegation in the country, according to a statement by the Health Minister Dr. Remy Lama.

    The 49-year-old went to Brussels in Belgium on Feb.15 for holidays, then visited Nice in France for the period from Feb.17 to 21, 2020 before returning to Brussels, according to the statement.

    She then arrived in Guinea’s city Conakry on March 3.

    According to the statement, the patient was placed in solitary confinement at the Epidemic Treatment Center in Nongo, Conakry on Thursday...


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      2 cases


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        March 28, 2020 At 12 12 12 03 123 Posted By Guineematin MAIN FOCUS , News , Health

        Coronavirus in Guinea: now 9 confirmed cases

        The Coronavirus pandemic is gradually gaining ground in Guinea. A new case has just been detected, bringing to nine the number of confirmed cases in the country. It was the National Health Security Agency that announced it in a press release published on Saturday, March 28, 2020.

        The ANSS specifies that the new case is a Guinean who returned from France on March 21. It has been tested with nine other people who have tested negative.

        "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
        -Nelson Mandela


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          10 Guinean Covid-19 patients to be repatriated
          Source: | Naa Sakwaba Akwa Email: 29 March 2020 3:00pm

          The 10 Guineans who have tested positive for the coronavirus in Ghana will be repatriated to their country of origin for treatment, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the Information Minister has said.

          The foreigners who have been in the county for 11 days were part of a group of people who were put on mandatory self-isolation after they arrived in the Northern Region town of Tamale through Burkina Faso and Togo...


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            March 30, 2020 At 14 02 18 03 183 Posted By Guineematin MAIN FOCUS , News , Society

            Urgent: suspected Coronavirus case reported to Kankan

            A suspected case of Coronavirus has just been reported to Kankan. The announcement was made on Monday, March 30, 2020, by the regional health inspector during a meeting organized in the premises of the region's governorate, reports the correspondent of in the prefecture.

            The suspect is an expatriate of Belgian nationality, 64 years old. He arrived in Conakry on March 14, 2020 and went to Kankan on March 17. He is a technician recruited by Milo FC of Kankan, a football club playing in the Guinean second division. He began to experience symptoms similar to Covid-19 since March 26. But, it was only yesterday, Sunday March 29, that he presented himself at the Kankan epidemiological treatment center. He was immediately transferred to Conakry for screening.

            It should be recalled that Guinea today has 22 confirmed cases of Coronavirus and more than 1000 contacts, some of which refuse to be followed up by the National Health Security Agency. The risk of spreading the disease across the country therefore remains very high.

            From Kankan, Abdoulaye N'koya Sylla for



            (COVID-19) Guinea registers 6 new cases, including the Minister of Public Works

            By: | Keywords: Guinea-health
   | Updated on 30-03-2020

            Guinea announced on Monday six new confirmed cases of COVID-19, including the Minister of Public Works Moustapha Naité.

            Among the new cases, there are two cases of local contamination, one case from countries affected by the pandemic as well as three cases whose mode of contamination has not yet been established, said the director general of the National Agency. of health security (ANSS), Sakoba Keita.

            These new cases are part of a group of 21 people tested the same day, the other 15 having been negative.

            These cases bring the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases since March 12 to 22, including one case of cure.

            Mr. Keita also invited the population to scrupulously respect the disease prevention guidelines in order to limit cases of community contamination.

            "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
            -Nelson Mandela


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              Translation Google

              March 30, 2020 At 6 06 58 03 533 Posted By Guineematin MAIN FOCUS , News , Labé , Middle Guinea , Health

              Coronavirus: 19 suspected cases in the Labé region

              Nineteen (19) people suspected of being affected by the Coronavirus are listed and followed up in the administrative region of Labé. The announcement was made on Monday, March 30, 2020, by the regional director of health, reports a correspondent of in Labé.

              After Conakry, where so far the positive cases of COVID-19 have been concentrated, the disease begins to affect the interior of the country. A positive case has already been detected in Kamsar, another suspect presenting symptoms in Kankan and several other suspects, not ill, live in other inland cities. This is particularly the case for Labé, where several suspected persons are listed. There are a total of 19 for the entire region, said Dr Mamadou Oudy Bah, the regional director of health.

              Dr Mamadou Houdy Bah

              “There are indeed suspicious cases who are currently staying at Labé. All these people came from countries where there is the epidemic: Italy, Spain and Senegal. We have a list of all of these people returning from an endemic area. All arrangements are made to go and monitor them where they are. A contingency plan has been developed. In total, there are 19 of them. In the urban commune, these suspicious people are currently staying in the Mosque, Konkola, Doghol and Daka districts.

              In the region, there is one who stays in Tougué, another in Lélouma and another Mali. At the moment, there is a citizen from Spain who stays in Cérima in the sub-prefecture of Popodara (Préfecture de Labé), who is on his way to Conakry. An ambulance was prepared to evacuate it in the evening of Monday, March 30, 2020 for Conakry, "said the health official.

              In recent days, many voices have risen in particular on social networks to demand the quarantine of the Guinean capital to prevent the disease from arriving inside the country. But, at the pace things are going, this measure may come too late.

              De Labé, Alpha Boubacar Diallo for


              March 30, 2020 At 23 11 54 03 543 Posted By Alpha Guineematin.Com MAIN FOCUS , News ,

              Lower Guinea , Conakry , My Region , Politics , Health , Society

              Alpha Condé steps up a gear: Conakry isolated, curfew across the country

              The spread of the Coronavirus pandemic in Guinea is causing President Alpha Condé to take increasingly drastic measures. Only a few days after declaring a state of emergency in the country, the Guinean head of state institutes a curfew on the whole of the national territory, learned through a decree made public in the evening as of this Monday, March 30, 2020.

              This curfew extends from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. During this period, no movement of people will be allowed throughout the country. The President of the Republic announced at the same time, Conakry isolation. All travel from the capital to cities in the interior of the country is prohibited, except in the case of an exemption granted by the Ministry of Health.

              These measures, which extend over 14 renewable days, come into force this Monday at midnight.

              Alpha Fafaya Diallo for
              Tel. 628 12 43 62

              "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
              -Nelson Mandela


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                PRESIDENCY OF THE REPUBLIC: 12 Covid-19 positive cases among support staff
                LEDJELY.COM -
                April 2, 2020

                It’s the presidency of the Republic announcing it. On March 30 and 31, 2020, the Head of State and part of the presidential civilian and military personnel underwent the Covid-19 screening test. Tests which, for the President of the Republic and for his main collaborators, turned out to be negative. However, among the support staff, 12 positive cases have already been recorded.
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                As part of response activities against COVID-19, the ANSS carried out screening tests on HE the President of the Republic as well as on a part of the civilian and military personnel of the Presidency of the Republic, on 30 and March 31, 2020.

                The test of his SEM the President of the Republic as well as those of his main collaborators were negative.

                The support staff are also all being tested and after reading the first results, 12 of them were positive at Covid 19.

                The services of the Presidency of the Republic work with the ANSS for the handling of positive cases and for the implementation of all appropriate health security measures.

                The Presidency of the Republic reminds everyone of the importance of barrier gestures and invites the population to follow the instructions issued by the World Health Organization, the Government and health authorities at all levels.

                The Presidency of the Republic wishes a speedy recovery to all of the patients in Covid 19.

                CONAKRY, April 2, 2020

                The Presidency Press Office


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                  Coronavirus: 73 confirmed cases in Guinea…

                  CONAKRY- The Coronavirus epidemic continues to spread in Guinea.

                  The latest statistics on the disease published this Friday, April 3, 2020, by the National Agency for Health Security (ANSS) indicate 73 cases positive for Covid-19.

                  The number of suspected cases rose to 99, while the number of patients cured now rose to two. 71 people are hospitalized.

                  To be continued...

                  Created on Friday, 03 April 2020 at 18:48

                  "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
                  -Nelson Mandela


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                    CONAKRY-The list of new confirmed cases of Coronavirus is growing in Guinea.
                    This Saturday, April 04, the national health security agency recorded 38 new positive cases of Covid-19.
                    “The only security we have is our ability to adapt."


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                      Guinea / Coronavirus: 7 new positive cases confirmed
                      Kalenews April 6, 2020

                      The country now has 128 positive cases, 5 warriors and 0 deaths. According to the ANSS, as of April 5, 85 people have been tested, including 7 positive for Covid-19 ...


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                        (COVID-19) Guinea: the number of coronavirus cases reaches 164
                        By: | Keywords: Guinea-COVID-19
               | Updated on 04-04-2020

                        From March 12, the date of the appearance of the coronavirus epidemic in Guinea to April 8, the country recorded a total of 164 positive cases of COVID-19, including 5 cured and zero deaths, according to a press release published Wednesday by the 'National Health Security Agency (ANSS).

                        Twenty new cases of COVID-19 were detected in the country on Wednesday, said the ANSS press release.

                        In the context of the spread of COVID-19 in Guinea, the health authorities called on the populations to strictly respect the health barrier measures enacted.

                        Likewise, citizens were invited to use the toll-free number (115) in the event of symptoms of coronavirus. End


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                            Covid-19: 15 people healed in Guinea, 18 new cases tested positive
                            2 hours ago

                            Guinea registers a total of 212 positive cases of coronavirus, from March 12 to April 9, 2020. But the number of cases cured is 15, according to the latest information from the National Health Security Agency (ANSS).

                            But the ANSS announces that out of 146 new people tested yesterday, 18 were positive, while emphasizing zero hospital deaths.


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                              COVID-19: 250 confirmed cases in Guinea
                              By Véronique Fortes -
                              April 12, 2020

                              Guinea has registered a total of 250 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 38 new confirmed cases on April 11, 2020, announced the director general of the ANSS.

                              Almost a month after the first case of COVID-19 was reported in Guinea, the country registered a total of 250 positive cases, including 17 cases that were cured and zero deaths.

                              To stop the chain of community contamination, the country's health authorities invited citizens not to panic and practice the recommendations of the ANSS, in the dynamic of ending COVID-19.