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Africa’s COVID-19 Cases Hit 34,000 – WHO

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The World Health Organization (WHO) says the number of confirmed cases in has risen to 34,000.

Africa's COVID-19 Cases Hit 34,000 - WHO
Africa’s COVID-19 Cases Hit 34,000 – WHO

The present stat was disclosed in a tweet by the organization’s regional office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo.

“There are 34, 610 COVID-19 cases reported on the African continent – with over 11, 180 associated recoveries and 1, 517 deaths recorded in the 52 countries,” it said.

The WHO African Region COVID-19 dashboard showed that in sub-Saharan Africa, South Africa suffered the most severe outbreak, while Cameroon and Ghana had more than 3, 300 confirmed cases.

The figures on the dashboard showed that South Africa, Algeria and Cameroon have continued to top the list of countries with the highest reported cases.

It showed that South Africa had 4, 996 cases and 93 deaths followed by Algeria with 3, 649 cases and 437 deaths, while Cameroon had 1,705 confirmed cases with 58 deaths.

According to the dashboard, Mauritania, Gambia, and Sao Tome and Principe are countries with the lowest confirmed cases in the region.

It showed Mauritania had the lowest confirmed cases of seven reported with one death.

Gambia, the dashboard showed, was the second country with the lowest confirmed cases with 10 reported cases and one death.

Sao Tome and Principe, the third country with the lowest cases, had recorded 11 confirmed cases with zero death.

Adelowo Adegboyega
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