The deaf in Burundi left out in the fight against COVID-19

As Burundi has stepped up efforts to fight against Coronavirus countrywide including mass testing, reduction of soap and water prices by 50 percent the deaf community in Burundi remained uninformed in the fight against the pandemic in the country. Aline Berahino the chairperson of the Deaf Women Association in Burundi (AFSB) said that majority...

COVID-19 mass tests kicks off in Bujumbura

Burundi has this July 6, 2020 launched a campaign for a mass testing of Coronavirus in Bujumbura province that was mainly affected by the pandemic since January. Thaddée Ndikumana Burundi’s health minister while launching the campaign in Bujumbura said that three centers were established in Bujumbura for mass tests that included Kamenge center in...

Burundi records 24 new COVID-19 cases

For the first time the country recorded cases of Coronavirus outside Bujumbura province in the countryside of Kayanza and Gitega.PHOTO|FILE. Burundi’s public health ministry this Saturday July 3rd announced 24 new Coronavirus cases after 256 people were tested from the provinces of Kayanza, Gitega and Bujumbura. According to the Burundian government...

COVID-19 cases in Burundi at 170

Burundi government said that fifty of the COVID-19 patients who were undergoing treatment underwent a retesting and results showed they were free from the virus. Burundi’s health ministry reported 26 new coronavirus cases on June 27, 2020 as the number of COVID-19 cases rose to 170 according to the Burundian health ministry.

COVID-19 cases hits a hundred in Burundi

The current tally of Coronavirus cases in Burundi now stands at 104 of which 29 still active, 71 recovered and discharged and one fatality. PHOTO|FILE. Burundi’s health ministry announced this Monday ten new Coronavirus cases in the country after 97 people were tested for the virus. “Of the 32 patients...

Some Burundians turn to herbs to fight COVID-19

Last week when Burundi’s health ministry announced eleven new COVID-19 cases in the country. PHOTO|FILE. Some residents in Burundi have turned to herbs and fruits to stimulate the immune systems as a protective measure against coronavirus, steam bath has also been used by Burundians who develop signs of cough, flu or difficulty in...

Burundi records 20 more COVID-19 cases

Currently the number of positive cases related to the Coronavirus pandemic in Burundi stands at 83 of which 45 of them recovered and were discharged from the hospital and one fatality. PHOTO|FILE. Last Saturday Burundi Health ministry announced twenty new COVID-19 cases after 98 people were tested for the virus including contact tracing of...

Burundi confirms 15 new COVID-19 cases

The number increased after 89 people were tested for the virus including contact tracing of the previously infected patients. PHOTO|FILE On Sunday 17th the Burundi health ministry announced 15 new Coronavirus cases according to the tests that were conducted earlier this month. The number increased after 89 people were tested for...

Burundi records eight new COVID-19 cases

Patients who had tested positive early this month were retested and four of them tested negative and said to have recovered. PHOTO|FILE. Burundi’s health ministry this Tuesday reported eight new COVID-19 cases from the 158 people who were tested for the virus including the contact tracing which that was made from the previous COVID-19...

Flood victims remain stranded as government provides relief aid

A team led by Burundi’s public security minister Alain Guillaume Bunyoni visited the flood victims this Monday in effort to provide them with relief support that included Maize, beans, cartons of soap bars and other basic needs. PHOTO| FILE According to the local authorities in Bujumbura more than 8,000 families remain stranded and in...
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