COVID-19: 2 lawmakers die of coronavirus in Madagascar

COVID-19: 2 lawmakers die of coronavirus in Madagascar

- Two lawmakers in Madagascar have died of COVID-19, President Andry Rajoelina has said

- The president says 11 other deputies and 14 senators also tested positive for the deadly disease

- There are 2,573 COVID-19 cases and 35 people have succumbed to the disease

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President Andry Rajoelina of Madagascar has said two lawmakers in the country - one member of the Senate and one deputy - have died of COVID-19.

The president, who made the disclosure on Sunday, July 12, said 11 other deputies and 14 senators also tested positive for the deadly disease, How African reports. recalls that President Rajoelina launched a local herbal concoction he claimed prevents and cures COVID-19.

The presidency had said in a statement: “The Analamanga region (under which the capital is situated) is returning to full lockdown."

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Madagascar has recorded 2,573 infections including 35 deaths.

COVID-19: 2 lawmakers die of coronavirus in Madagascar
President Andry Rajoelina of Madagascar. Photo credit: CGTN
Source: UGC

Meanwhile, Nigerian universities’ scientists under the aegis of COVID-19 Research Group say they have discovered COVID-19 vaccine.

The scientists made the disclosure on Friday, June 19, saying the vaccine was being developed locally in Africa for Africans but would also work for other continents when unveiled.

The leader of the team, Dr Oladipo Kolawole, said it would take a minimum of 18 months for the vaccine to be unveiled to the public.

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Meanwhile, also reported that the Executive Vice Chair of N8tive Bar, Madam Adubea Ayisi, has revealed that there are actually jobs that are available but young graduates are usually not fit for them.

The respected Ghanaian employer made this earnest revelation in an interview with Enyonam Manye sighted by on the official Facebook handle of BizTrends.

According to the businesswoman, there are simply too many graduates who feel that they are entitled to jobs simply because they have obtained their degrees and certificates.

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