WHO African cases update

WHO coronavirus update in Africa

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By Amaka Obi

The World Health Organization on Monday issued the latest situation report on coronavirus cases in Africa. The African continent now has 46,500 cases and 1800 deaths recorded.

South Africa has the highest number with 7,220 confirmed cases and 138 deaths. Followed by Algeria with 4648 confirmed cases and 465 deaths, which is the highest number deaths on the African continent.

Nigeria comes third with 2,802 cases confirmed, 417 discharged and 93 deaths. Out of the new cases, 76 are in Lagos, 37 are in Katsina, 32 in Jigawa,  23 are in Kano and 19 in the FCT. Others are 18 in Borno, 10 in Edo, 9 in Bauchi, 6 in Adamawa, 5 in Oyo, 5 in Ogun and  1 each in Ekiti, Osun, Benue, Niger and Zamfara.

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