Covid19 Regional Updates 13 June 2021

General

Biden vows to ‘supercharge’ global fight against pandemic

Source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/health/2021/06/10/covid-vaccine-variant-mask-california-pfizer-cdc/7627530002/

Covid-19 caseload crosses 174.3 million-mark

Source: https://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/global-coronavirus-update-covid-19-caseload-crosses-174-3-million-mark-121061000120_1.html

World leaders must put women at centre of COVID-19 recovery
Source: https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2021/06/countries-must-close-economic-gender-gaps-for-a-fair-covid-19-recovery/

US hits 300 million vaccine doses; South Africa registers 5,074 new cases

Source: https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2021-06-06-us-hits-300-million-vaccine-doses-south-africa-registers-5074-new-cases/

Southern Africa

Red alert: Southern Africa in the crosswinds of a third wave of rising infections and world-beating mortality

Source: https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2021-06-10-red-alert-southern-africa-in-the-crosswinds-of-a-third-wave-of-rising-infections-and-world-beating-mortality/

Malawi

Malawi Rolls Out Second Jab Amid Vaccine Hesitancy

Source: https://www.voanews.com/covid-19-pandemic/malawi-rolls-out-second-jab-amid-vaccine-hesitancy

Malawi ups 2021 growth forecast on falling coronavirus cases, better rains

Source: https://www.timeslive.co.za/news/africa/2021-05-29-malawi-ups-2021-growth-forecast-on-falling-coronavirus-cases-better-rains/

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Rejects Donation of COVID-19 Vaccine Amid Shortages

Source: https://www.voanews.com/covid-19-pandemic/zimbabwe-rejects-donation-covid-19-vaccine-amid-shortages

Zimbabwean sues police boss and minister over COVID-19 lockdown assault

Source: https://africa.cgtn.com/2021/06/11/zimbabwean-sues-police-boss-and-minister-over-covid-19-lockdown-assault/

Zimbabweans Protest COVID-19 Vaccine Shortages

Source: https://www.voanews.com/africa/zimbabweans-protest-covid-19-vaccine-shortages

eSwatini

Vunani sets sights on acquisitions after Covid-19 hit

Source: https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/companies/financial-services/2021-06-07-vunani-eyes-acquisitions-and-turnaround-after-covid-19-hit/

South Africa

Covid-19 | SA officially enters third wave

Source: https://www.news24.com/citypress/News/covid-19-sa-officially-enters-third-wave-20210610

SA recorded 1,000 Covid-19 hospital admissions in last 24-hour cycle

Source: https://www.timeslive.co.za/news/south-africa/2021-06-11-covid-19-live-updates-covid-third-wave-rolling-relentlessly-across-africa-so-mask-up/

Surge in Covid-19 cases in South Africa – with a warning for Gauteng

Source: https://businesstech.co.za/news/trending/497401/surge-in-covid-19-cases-in-south-africa-with-a-warning-for-gauteng/