WHO: COVID-19 Cases In Africa Top 150,000

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The World Health Organisation on Tuesday disclosed that the COVID-19 cases in Africa have exceeded 150,000.

WHO: COVID-19 Cases In Africa Top 150,000
: COVID-19 Cases In Africa Top 150,000 (Source: @WHOAFRO twitter page)

The WHO Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, gave the update on its official twitter handle @WHOAFRO

“There are over 150,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent – with more than 63,000 recoveries and 4,200 deaths,’’ it said.

The figures show that South Africa, and Algeria have the highest reported cases on the continent.

According to the report, South Africa has 34,357 cases and 705 deaths, followed by Nigeria with 10, 578 confirmed cases and 299 deaths, while Algeria has 9,513 confirmed cases and 661 deaths.

It said had 8,070 reported cases and 36 deaths, while recorded 6,397 confirmed cases and 191 deaths.

The report said , Seychelles and Namibia were countries currently with the lowest confirmed cases in the region.

It said Lesotho had only two confirmed cases with zero death, Seychelles had 11 reported cases and zero death, while Namibia recorded 25 confirmed cases with no death.

Adelowo Adegboyega
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