Nineteen people have succumbed to Covid-19 in Kenya in the last 24 hours.
Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe has confirmed the fatalities in a statement on the status of the coronavirus in the country as of April 16, 2021.
Deputy President William Ruto has said he won't resign despite receiving pressure from a section of Government and Opposition leaders.
"I was elected. I am not going to give those seeking to push me out of this government the opportunity to celebrate. I won't resign," Ruto said during an interview on Citizen Television on Thursday, April 15.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday announced sweeping restrictions, including a weekend curfew and the closure of malls, gyms, spas and auditoriums, in a bid to break the chain of Covid-19 infections in the city.
A senior Ukrainian security official says he believes Iran intentionally shot down an airliner full of passengers early last year, possibly with the intent of ending a cycle of military escalation with the United States.
Today, President Biden hosted Japanese Prime Minister Suga for his first foreign leader visit. The two leaders renewed an alliance that has become a cornerstone of peace and security in the Indo-Pacific region and the world — and recommitted to addressing our shared challenges.
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