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3 Dead, 130 Persons Test Positive As Italy Battles Coronavirus

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Health officials in Italy are struggling to explain how the country went from having just three cases of the deadly coronavirus to having many towns quarantined and over a hundred persons testing positive to the disease.

In early February, the country cancelled all flights to and from China but that hasn’t stopped the virus from arriving, as people were still able to access the country through stopovers in other countries.

As of Sunday, more than 50,000 people were not allowed to leave their towns, as the country began to grapple with the worst coronavirus outside of Asia.

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According to reports, more than 130 people in Italy had tested positive for the virus, with about 90 of them in Lombardy, the region where Milan is the capital.

Two people have  reportedly died, including one in Lombardy while the number of infected persons continued to rise on Sunday

Trade shows, football matches and other public events have been cancelled and according to the mayor of Milan, Italy’s second-largest city with about 1.4 million residents, said the city’s schools will be closed for a week.

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JUST IN: ECOWAS Lifts Sanctions On Mali

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US President, Donald Trump, Wife Test Positive For Covid-19

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Donald Trump and wife, Melania Trump

President of the United States, Donald Trump, and his wife, Melania Trump have both tested positive for COVID-19.

The President took to his official Twitter handle on Friday to make this announcement.

Trump was last seen in public on Thursday afternoon, returning to the White House after a fundraising trip to New Jersey.

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On Thursday, he announced that his aide, Hope Hicks tested positive for the virus which has killed over 1 million people around the world.

He further revealed that he and the first lady had taken the test and waiting for the results before announcing the outcome on Friday.

 

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Mali: N’Daw, Coup Leader Goita Sworn In As President, VP

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President of Mali, N’Daw, coup leader, Goita

Retired Army Colonel, Bah N’Daw has been sworn in on Friday as the interim president of Mali and he is to head a transitional government following last month’s military coup in the country.

The swearing-in ceremony held in the country’s capital city of Bamako, where Colonel Assimi Goita, who led the military junta, was also sworn in as interim vice president.

This administration is to lead the government for a maximum of 18 months before organising national elections.

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It will be recalled that the country’s military executed a coup last month (August 18) which successfully removed the nation’s president, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita from office.

Former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, attended the ceremony alongside other members of the ECOWAS mediation team.

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