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Africa COVID-19 Cases Hit 230,000 — WHO



The World Health Organisation, WHO says the number of coronavirus cases in Africa is now over 230,000.

The WHO Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville ,gave the update on its official twitter account on Sunday.

It stated that “there are over 230,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent – with more than 105,000 recoveries and 6,200 deaths.”

Who noted that South Africa, Nigeria, Algeria has the highest reported cases in the continent. South Africa has 65,736 cases and 1,423 deaths, followed by Nigeria with 15,181 confirmed cases and 399 deaths, while Algeria has 10,810 confirmed cases and 760 deaths.

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WHO stated that Lesotho, Seychelles and Gambia are countries currently with the lowest confirmed cases on the continent.

“Lesotho has only four confirmed cases with zero death, Seychelles has 11 reported cases and zero death, while the Gambia has 28 confirmed cases with one death.” It added.

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