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...

Hundreds remain affected by Tanganyika floods

River Rusizi busted the banks submerging and damaging homes and properties of the residents living around the lake. PHOTO| FILE The water level of the Africa’s deepest Lake Tanganyika has significantly increase for the last couple of months as habitants around the lake remain stranded as floods destroys properties and homes.

Burundi announces four new COVID-19 infections

According to the health ministry other tests were conducted on patients who had tested positive for the virus last month returned as three of them tested negative and recovered from the virus. PHOTO| FILE Burundi’s ministry of health announced four new Coronavirus cases in the country, in a statement released this Saturday May 2nd 2020, the...

Burundi registers 5 new COVID-19 cases as 4 discharged from the hospital

The country’s Coronavirus cases stands at 11 in which four of them have been discharged from the hospital after testing negative for the virus. PHOTO| FILE. According to the press release from the Burundi’s ministry for health, five more people have tested positive for the COVID-19 after the tests that were conducted earlier this...

Covid-19 cases in Burundi jumps to six

According to the health ministry those who underwent the COVID-19 test were in contact with the first Coronavirus fatal case last week in one of Bujumbura’s private hospitals. PHOTO| FILE One person in Burundi tested positive for Coronavirus making the total number of those infected with the virus in the country to six, according to Burundi’s health...
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