Wuhan began allowing people to leave on Wednesday for the first time since the central Chinese city was sealed off 76 days ago to contain the coronavirus that first emerged there late last year.
The US recorded the most coronavirus deaths in a single day with 1,736 fatalities reported on Tuesday.
Johnson, 55, first announced he had tested positive for the virus on March 27 and went into self-isolation.
Senior government officials including Cabinet Members, Permanent Secretaries and heads of parastatals, among other senior leaders will forfeit April’s salary to contribute to social protection of vulnerable citizens.
Before Jibril’s death, Libya’s internationally recognised government in Tripoli had confirmed 18 coronavirus cases in the country and one death.
The coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is believed to have spread from animals to humans, and a handful of animals have tested positive in Hong Kong.
Ugandan Students in China have petitioned Uganda Parliament to engage the Government to consider evacuating them
Lawmakers have appealed for the evacuation of Ugandans especially students in China in the midst of the deadly coronavirus in Wuhan province.
Malaysia confirms first citizen infected with coronavirus
Pope Francis and the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, will travel to South Sudan if the country’s warring sides form a unity government as planned by February, the Vatican said Wednesday.
At least five people have been killed in Guinea during demonstrations called to oppose a possible change to the constitution that could allow President Alpha Conde to run for a third term.
Polls are underway in Tunisia’s runoff presidential election between media magnate Nabil Karoui and conservative lawyer Kais Saied.
Zuma, who is accused of taking bribes from French defence company Thales in the 1990s, sought to have the case permanently dropped in March.