Africa’s COVID-19 cases climb 123,000 – WHO

Africa’s COVID-19 cases climb 123,000 – WHO

Africa’s COVID-19 cases climb 123,000 – WHO

On Thursday, the World Health Organisation (WHO) made a report that COVID-19 cases in Africa as of May 26 had risen to more than 123, 000.

The update was given via its official twitter handle @WHOAFRO from WHO Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo.

“There are more than 123,000 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Africa, with over 50,000 recoveries and 3,600 deaths,” it stated.

The figures clearly show that South Africa, Algeria and Nigeria have the highest reported cases in Africa.

According to the report, South Africa has 25,937 cases and 552 deaths, followed by Algeria with 8,857 cases and 623 deaths, while Nigeria has 8,733 confirmed cases and 254 deaths.

It said that Ghana had 7,303 reported cases and 34 deaths, while Cameroon recorded 5, 436 confirmed cases and 177 deaths.

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

It said that Lesotho had only two confirmed cases with zero death. Seychelles had 11 reported cases and zero death, while Namibia recorded 22 confirmed cases with no death.

Africa’s COVID-19 cases climb 123,000 – WHO


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