Weekly COVID-19 Regional Updates – 8 July 2020:

Region and General:

The COVID-10 situation update from the World Health Organization on the African region. Thus far, South Africa is the most affected, with registering more than 6,000 cases of infections per day.

Source: https://www.afro.who.int/publications/situation-reports-covid-19-outbreak-sitrep-18-01-july-2020



The COVID-19 Situation Update in Malawi from the United Nations, as of July 2020.


The food security outlook for Malawi from FEWS Net reports that above average harvests are supporting access to food in rural areas, but COVID-19 Is threatening access to food for people in urban spaces.



Amnesty International’s analyses on the double burden that women face during the COVID-19 pandemic in Zimbabwe.

ACCORD looks into what citizens can do during the COVID-19 pandemic in Zimbabwe to lessen the impacts of the pandemic on livelihoods and how to remain inclusive and leave no one behind.



The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affair’s humanitarian snapshot on Madagascar.



In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, Zambia has embarked on the first round of the annual Child Health Week campaign to protect the health of children and adolescent girls. The goal of the campaign is to deliver child survival interventions in an effort to protect Zambian children against diseases and to improve their overall health.