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  •  The World Health Organisation WHO says the figure of COVID 19 cases in Africa is over 168 464 as at June 5 The WHO Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville Congo gave the update on its official twitter handle WHOAFRO on Friday There are over 168 464 confirmed COVID 19 cases on the African continent with more than 73 000 recoveries and 4 700 deaths it said The figures show that South Africa Nigeria and Algeria have the highest reported cases on the continent According to the report South Africa has 40 792 cases and 848 deaths followed by Nigeria with 11 516 confirmed cases and 323 deaths while Algeria has 9 831 confirmed cases and 681 deaths It said Ghana had 8 885 reported cases and 38 deaths while Cameroon recorded 6 789 confirmed cases and 203 deaths The report said Lesotho Seychelles and Namibia were countries currently with the lowest confirmed cases in the region It said Lesotho had only four confirmed cases with zero death Seychelles had 11 reported cases and zero death while Namibia recorded 25 confirmed cases also with no death Edited By Kamal Tayo Oropo and Isaac Aregbesola NAN
    Africa’s COVID-19 cases over 168,000 – WHO
     The World Health Organisation WHO says the figure of COVID 19 cases in Africa is over 168 464 as at June 5 The WHO Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville Congo gave the update on its official twitter handle WHOAFRO on Friday There are over 168 464 confirmed COVID 19 cases on the African continent with more than 73 000 recoveries and 4 700 deaths it said The figures show that South Africa Nigeria and Algeria have the highest reported cases on the continent According to the report South Africa has 40 792 cases and 848 deaths followed by Nigeria with 11 516 confirmed cases and 323 deaths while Algeria has 9 831 confirmed cases and 681 deaths It said Ghana had 8 885 reported cases and 38 deaths while Cameroon recorded 6 789 confirmed cases and 203 deaths The report said Lesotho Seychelles and Namibia were countries currently with the lowest confirmed cases in the region It said Lesotho had only four confirmed cases with zero death Seychelles had 11 reported cases and zero death while Namibia recorded 25 confirmed cases also with no death Edited By Kamal Tayo Oropo and Isaac Aregbesola NAN
    Africa’s COVID-19 cases over 168,000 – WHO
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    Africa’s COVID-19 cases over 168,000 – WHO

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the figure of COVID-19 cases in Africa is over 168, 464 as at June 5.

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

    “There are over 168,464 confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent – with more than 73,000 recoveries and 4,700 deaths,’’ it said.

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

    According to the report, South Africa has 40,792 cases and 848 deaths, followed by Nigeria with 11, 516 confirmed cases and 323 deaths, while Algeria has 9,831 confirmed cases and 681 deaths.

    It said Ghana had 8,885 reported cases and 38 deaths, while Cameroon recorded 6,789 confirmed cases and 203 deaths.

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

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


    Edited By: Kamal Tayo Oropo and Isaac Aregbesola (NAN)

     

  •  The World Health Organisation WHO on Tuesday reported that COVID 19 cases in Africa had risen to over 150 000 as as at June 2 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 Nigeria 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 Ghana had 8 070 reported cases and 36 deaths while Cameroon recorded 6 397 confirmed cases and 191 deaths The report said Lesotho 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 Edited By Chioma Ugboma Muhammad Suleiman Tola NAN
    Africa’s COVID-19 cases hit 150,000 – WHO
     The World Health Organisation WHO on Tuesday reported that COVID 19 cases in Africa had risen to over 150 000 as as at June 2 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 Nigeria 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 Ghana had 8 070 reported cases and 36 deaths while Cameroon recorded 6 397 confirmed cases and 191 deaths The report said Lesotho 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 Edited By Chioma Ugboma Muhammad Suleiman Tola NAN
    Africa’s COVID-19 cases hit 150,000 – WHO
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    Africa’s COVID-19 cases hit 150,000 – WHO

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday reported that COVID-19 cases in Africa had risen to over 150, 000, as as at June 2.

    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, Nigeria 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 Ghana had 8,070 reported cases and 36 deaths, while Cameroon recorded 6,397 confirmed cases and 191 deaths.

    The report said Lesotho, 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.


    Edited By: Chioma Ugboma/Muhammad Suleiman Tola (NAN)

  •  The World Health Organisation WHO on Monday reported that COVID 19 cases in Africa as at June 1 had risen to over 144 700 The WHO Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville Congo gave the update on its official twitter handle WHOAFRO There are over 144 700 confirmed COVID 19 cases on the African continent with more than 61 100 recoveries and 4 100 deaths it said The figures show that South Africa Nigeria and Algeria have the highest reported cases on the continent According to the report South Africa has 32 683 cases and 683 deaths followed by Nigeria with 10 162 confirmed cases and 287 deaths while Algeria has 9 394 confirmed cases and 653 deaths It said Ghana had 7 881 reported cases and 36 deaths while Cameroon recorded 5 904 confirmed cases and 191 deaths The report said Lesotho 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 24 confirmed cases with no death Edited By Chioma Ugboma Salif Atojoko NAN
    Africa’s COVID-19 cases over 144,700 – WHO
     The World Health Organisation WHO on Monday reported that COVID 19 cases in Africa as at June 1 had risen to over 144 700 The WHO Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville Congo gave the update on its official twitter handle WHOAFRO There are over 144 700 confirmed COVID 19 cases on the African continent with more than 61 100 recoveries and 4 100 deaths it said The figures show that South Africa Nigeria and Algeria have the highest reported cases on the continent According to the report South Africa has 32 683 cases and 683 deaths followed by Nigeria with 10 162 confirmed cases and 287 deaths while Algeria has 9 394 confirmed cases and 653 deaths It said Ghana had 7 881 reported cases and 36 deaths while Cameroon recorded 5 904 confirmed cases and 191 deaths The report said Lesotho 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 24 confirmed cases with no death Edited By Chioma Ugboma Salif Atojoko NAN
    Africa’s COVID-19 cases over 144,700 – WHO
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    Africa’s COVID-19 cases over 144,700 – WHO

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Monday, reported that COVID-19 cases in Africa as at June 1 had risen to over 144, 700.

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

    “There are over 144,700 confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent – with more than 61,100 recoveries and 4,100 deaths,” it said.

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

    According to the report, South Africa has 32,683 cases and 683 deaths, followed by Nigeria with 10, 162 confirmed cases and 287 deaths, while Algeria has 9, 394 confirmed cases and 653 deaths.

    It said Ghana had 7,881 reported cases and 36 deaths, while Cameroon recorded 5, 904 confirmed cases and 191 deaths.

    The report said Lesotho, 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 24 confirmed cases with no death.


    Edited By: Chioma Ugboma/Salif Atojoko (NAN)

     

     

  •  The World Health Organisation WHO on Tuesday reported that coronavirus COVID 19 cases in Africa as at May 26 had risen to over 115 000 The WHO Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville Congo gave the update on its official twitter handle WHOAFRO There are over 115 000 confirmed COVID 19 cases on the African continent with more than 46 000 recoveries and 3 400 deaths it said The figures showed that South Africa Algeria and Nigeria had the highest reported cases in Africa According to the report South Africa had 23 615 cases and 418 deaths followed by Algeria with 8 503 cases and 609 deaths while Nigeria had 8 068 confirmed cases and 233 deaths It stated that Ghana had 6 808 reported cases and 32 deaths while Cameroon recorded 4 890 confirmed cases and 165 deaths The report said Lesotho 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 21 confirmed cases with no death Meanwhile as at May 25 the novel coronavirus had infected more than 5 4 million people and killed over 344 000 worldwide according to John Hopkins University Edited By Remi Koleoso Salif Atojoko NAN
    Africa’s COVID-19 cases now over 115,000 – WHO
     The World Health Organisation WHO on Tuesday reported that coronavirus COVID 19 cases in Africa as at May 26 had risen to over 115 000 The WHO Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville Congo gave the update on its official twitter handle WHOAFRO There are over 115 000 confirmed COVID 19 cases on the African continent with more than 46 000 recoveries and 3 400 deaths it said The figures showed that South Africa Algeria and Nigeria had the highest reported cases in Africa According to the report South Africa had 23 615 cases and 418 deaths followed by Algeria with 8 503 cases and 609 deaths while Nigeria had 8 068 confirmed cases and 233 deaths It stated that Ghana had 6 808 reported cases and 32 deaths while Cameroon recorded 4 890 confirmed cases and 165 deaths The report said Lesotho 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 21 confirmed cases with no death Meanwhile as at May 25 the novel coronavirus had infected more than 5 4 million people and killed over 344 000 worldwide according to John Hopkins University Edited By Remi Koleoso Salif Atojoko NAN
    Africa’s COVID-19 cases now over 115,000 – WHO
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    Africa’s COVID-19 cases now over 115,000 – WHO

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday reported that coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Africa as at May 26, had risen to over 115, 000.

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

    “There are over 115,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent – with more than 46,000 recoveries and 3,400 deaths,” it said.

    The figures showed that South Africa, Algeria and Nigeria had the highest reported cases in Africa.

    According to the report, South Africa had 23,615 cases and 418 deaths followed by Algeria with 8,503 cases and 609 deaths, while Nigeria had 8,068 confirmed cases and 233 deaths.

    It stated that Ghana had 6,808 reported cases and 32 deaths, while Cameroon recorded 4, 890 confirmed cases and 165 deaths.

    The report said Lesotho, 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 21 confirmed cases with no death.

    Meanwhile, as at May 25, the novel coronavirus had infected more than 5.4 million people and killed over 344,000 worldwide, according to John Hopkins University.


    Edited By: Remi Koleoso/Salif Atojoko (NAN)

  •  The World Health Organisation WHO on Thursday reported that COVID 19 cases in Africa as at May 21 had risen to over 95 000 WHO Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville Congo gave the update on its official twitter account WHOAFRO There are over 95 000 confirmed COVID 19 cases on the African continent with more than 34 000 recoveries and 2 995 deaths it said The figures showed that South Africa Algeria and Nigeria had the highest reported cases in Africa According to the report South Africa had 18 003 cases and 339 deaths followed by Algeria with 7 542 cases and 568 deaths while Nigeria had 6 677 confirmed cases and 200 deaths It stated that Ghana had 6 096 reported cases and 31 deaths while Cameroon recorded 3 733 confirmed cases and 146 deaths The report said Lesotho Seychelles and Nambia were countries currently with the lowest confirmed cases in the region It said Lesotho had only one confirmed case with zero death Seychelles had 11 reported cases and zero death while Nambia recorded 16 confirmed cases with no death According to WHO community engagement is essential in the fight against COVID 19 Novartis is supporting WHO to engage communities across Africa including health workers women and youth We are also working to provide tools to promote hygiene in vulnerable rural and urban households it said The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Novartis is a global healthcare company based in Switzerland that provides solutions to address the evolving needs of patients worldwide Edited By Chioma Ugboma Salif Atojoko NAN
    Africa’s COVID-19 cases hit 95,000 – WHO
     The World Health Organisation WHO on Thursday reported that COVID 19 cases in Africa as at May 21 had risen to over 95 000 WHO Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville Congo gave the update on its official twitter account WHOAFRO There are over 95 000 confirmed COVID 19 cases on the African continent with more than 34 000 recoveries and 2 995 deaths it said The figures showed that South Africa Algeria and Nigeria had the highest reported cases in Africa According to the report South Africa had 18 003 cases and 339 deaths followed by Algeria with 7 542 cases and 568 deaths while Nigeria had 6 677 confirmed cases and 200 deaths It stated that Ghana had 6 096 reported cases and 31 deaths while Cameroon recorded 3 733 confirmed cases and 146 deaths The report said Lesotho Seychelles and Nambia were countries currently with the lowest confirmed cases in the region It said Lesotho had only one confirmed case with zero death Seychelles had 11 reported cases and zero death while Nambia recorded 16 confirmed cases with no death According to WHO community engagement is essential in the fight against COVID 19 Novartis is supporting WHO to engage communities across Africa including health workers women and youth We are also working to provide tools to promote hygiene in vulnerable rural and urban households it said The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Novartis is a global healthcare company based in Switzerland that provides solutions to address the evolving needs of patients worldwide Edited By Chioma Ugboma Salif Atojoko NAN
    Africa’s COVID-19 cases hit 95,000 – WHO
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    Africa’s COVID-19 cases hit 95,000 – WHO

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Thursday reported that COVID-19 cases in Africa as at May 21, had risen to over 95, 000.

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

    “There are over 95,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent – with more than 34,000 recoveries and 2,995 deaths,” it said.

    The figures showed that South Africa, Algeria and Nigeria had the highest reported cases in Africa.

    According to the report, South Africa had 18,003 cases and 339 deaths followed by Algeria with 7,542 cases and 568 deaths, while Nigeria had 6,677 confirmed cases and 200 deaths.

    It stated that Ghana had 6,096 reported cases and 31 deaths, while Cameroon recorded 3, 733 confirmed cases and 146 deaths.

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

    It said Lesotho had only one confirmed case with zero death; Seychelles had 11 reported cases and zero death, while Nambia recorded 16 confirmed cases with no death.

    According to WHO, community engagement is essential in the fight against COVID-19.

    “Novartis is supporting WHO to engage communities across Africa including health workers, women and youth.

    “We are also working to provide tools to promote hygiene in vulnerable rural and urban households,” it said.

    The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Novartis is a global healthcare company based in Switzerland that provides solutions to address the evolving needs of patients worldwide.


    Edited By: Chioma Ugboma/Salif Atojoko (NAN)

     

     

  •  The World Health Organisation WHO on Wednesday reported that COVID 19 cases in Africa as at May 20 had risen to over 90 000 WHO Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville Congo gave the update on its official twitter account WHOAFRO There are over 90 000 confirmed COVID 19 cases on the African continent with more than 35 000 recoveries and 2 885 deaths it said The figures showed that South Africa Algeria and Nigeria had the highest reported cases in Africa According to the report South Africa had 17 200 cases and 312 deaths followed by Algeria with 7 377 cases and 561 deaths while Nigeria had 6 401 confirmed cases and 192 deaths It stated that Ghana had 6 096 reported cases and 31 deaths while Cameroon recorded 3 529 confirmed cases and 140 deaths The report said that Lesotho Seychelles and Nambia were countries currently with the lowest confirmed cases in the region It said that Lesotho had only one confirmed case with zero death Seychelles had 11 reported cases and zero death while Nambia recorded 16 confirmed cases with no death WHO however cautioned people on the spread of false information on COVID 19 False information on COVID 19 is spreading and putting people in danger Make sure to double check everything you hear against trusted sources it stated Edited By Edwin Nwachukwu Isaac Aregbesola NAN
    Africa’s COVID-19 cases hits 90,000 – WHO
     The World Health Organisation WHO on Wednesday reported that COVID 19 cases in Africa as at May 20 had risen to over 90 000 WHO Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville Congo gave the update on its official twitter account WHOAFRO There are over 90 000 confirmed COVID 19 cases on the African continent with more than 35 000 recoveries and 2 885 deaths it said The figures showed that South Africa Algeria and Nigeria had the highest reported cases in Africa According to the report South Africa had 17 200 cases and 312 deaths followed by Algeria with 7 377 cases and 561 deaths while Nigeria had 6 401 confirmed cases and 192 deaths It stated that Ghana had 6 096 reported cases and 31 deaths while Cameroon recorded 3 529 confirmed cases and 140 deaths The report said that Lesotho Seychelles and Nambia were countries currently with the lowest confirmed cases in the region It said that Lesotho had only one confirmed case with zero death Seychelles had 11 reported cases and zero death while Nambia recorded 16 confirmed cases with no death WHO however cautioned people on the spread of false information on COVID 19 False information on COVID 19 is spreading and putting people in danger Make sure to double check everything you hear against trusted sources it stated Edited By Edwin Nwachukwu Isaac Aregbesola NAN
    Africa’s COVID-19 cases hits 90,000 – WHO
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    Africa’s COVID-19 cases hits 90,000 – WHO

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday reported that COVID-19 cases in Africa as at May 20, had risen to over 90, 000.
    WHO Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, gave the update on its official twitter account @WHOAFRO.
    “There are over 90,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent – with more than 35,000 recoveries and 2,885 deaths,’’ it said.
    The figures showed that South Africa, Algeria and Nigeria had the highest reported cases in Africa.
    According to the report, South Africa had 17,200 cases and 312 deaths followed by Algeria with 7,377 cases and 561 deaths, while Nigeria had 6,401 confirmed cases and 192 deaths.
    It stated that Ghana had 6,096 reported cases and 31 deaths, while Cameroon recorded 3, 529 confirmed cases and 140 deaths.
    The report said that Lesotho, Seychelles and Nambia were countries currently with the lowest confirmed cases in the region.
    It said that Lesotho had only one confirmed case with zero death; Seychelles had 11 reported cases and zero death, while Nambia recorded 16 confirmed cases with no death.
    WHO, however, cautioned people on the spread of false information on COVID -19.
    “False information on COVID -19 is spreading and putting people in danger. Make sure to double-check everything you hear against trusted sources,’’ it stated.



    Edited By: Edwin Nwachukwu/Isaac Aregbesola (NAN)

  •  The World Health Organisation WHO on Tuesday reported that COVID 19 cases in Africa as at May 19th had risen to about 86 000 WHO Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville Congo gave the update on its official twitter account WHOAFRO There over 86 000 confirmed COVID 19 cases on the African continent with more than 33 000 recoveries and 2 700 deaths it said The figures showed that South Africa Algeria and Nigeria had the highest reported cases in Africa According to the report South Africa had 16 433 cases and 286 deaths followed by Algeria with 7 201 cases and 555 deaths while Nigeria had 6 175 confirmed cases and 191 deaths It added that Ghana had 5 735 reported cases and 29 deaths while Cameroon recorded 3 529 confirmed cases and 140 deaths The report said that Lesotho Comoros and Seychelles were countries cuurently with the lowest confirmed cases in the region It said that Lesotho had only one confirmed cases with zero death Comoros had 11 reported cases and one death while Seychelles recorded 11 confirmed cases with no death Edited Felix Ajide
    Africa’s COVID-19 cases hits 86,000 – WHO
     The World Health Organisation WHO on Tuesday reported that COVID 19 cases in Africa as at May 19th had risen to about 86 000 WHO Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville Congo gave the update on its official twitter account WHOAFRO There over 86 000 confirmed COVID 19 cases on the African continent with more than 33 000 recoveries and 2 700 deaths it said The figures showed that South Africa Algeria and Nigeria had the highest reported cases in Africa According to the report South Africa had 16 433 cases and 286 deaths followed by Algeria with 7 201 cases and 555 deaths while Nigeria had 6 175 confirmed cases and 191 deaths It added that Ghana had 5 735 reported cases and 29 deaths while Cameroon recorded 3 529 confirmed cases and 140 deaths The report said that Lesotho Comoros and Seychelles were countries cuurently with the lowest confirmed cases in the region It said that Lesotho had only one confirmed cases with zero death Comoros had 11 reported cases and one death while Seychelles recorded 11 confirmed cases with no death Edited Felix Ajide
    Africa’s COVID-19 cases hits 86,000 – WHO
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    Africa’s COVID-19 cases hits 86,000 – WHO

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday reported that COVID-19 cases in Africa as at May 19th, had risen to about 86,000.

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

    “There over 86,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent – with more than 33,000 recoveries and 2,700 deaths,’’ it said.

    The figures showed that South Africa, Algeria and Nigeria had the highest reported cases in Africa.

    According to the report, South Africa had 16,433 cases and 286 deaths followed by Algeria with 7,201 cases and 555 deaths, while Nigeria had 6,175 confirmed cases and 191 deaths.

    It added that Ghana had  5, 735 reported cases and 29 deaths, while Cameroon recorded 3, 529 confirmed cases and 140 deaths.

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

    It said that Lesotho had only one confirmed cases with zero death; Comoros had 11 reported cases and one death, while Seychelles recorded 11 confirmed cases with no death.


    Edited /Felix Ajide

  •  The World Health Organisation WHO says COVID 19 cases have risen to over 63 000 in Africa as at May 11 from the 53 000 reported on May 8 WHO Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville Congo gave the update on its official twitter account WHOAFRO on Monday There are over 63 000 confirmed COVID 19 cases on the African continent with more than 2 283 associated deaths it said The figures showed that South Africa Algeria and Nigeria had the highest reported cases in Africa According to the report South Africa had 10 015 cases and 194 deaths followed by Algeria with 5 723 cases and 502 deaths while Nigeria had 4 399 confirmed cases with 143 deaths Ghana and Cameroon were number four and five respectively with 4 263 reported cases and 22 deaths while Cameroon has 2 579 with 114 deaths According to the report Mauritania Comoros Seychelles are countries with the lowest confirmed cases in the region The report indicated that Mauritania had eight confirmed cases with one death Comoros also had 11 reported cases and one death while Seychelles recorded 11 confirmed cases with no death WHO however said the agency was supporting countries by coordinating the work of external emergency medical teams working in the COVID 19 response Teams of health care professionals are working in countries to contain the spread of the pandemic it said Edited By Abiodun Esan Salif Atojoko NAN
    Africa’s COVID-19 cases rise to 63, 000 – WHO
     The World Health Organisation WHO says COVID 19 cases have risen to over 63 000 in Africa as at May 11 from the 53 000 reported on May 8 WHO Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville Congo gave the update on its official twitter account WHOAFRO on Monday There are over 63 000 confirmed COVID 19 cases on the African continent with more than 2 283 associated deaths it said The figures showed that South Africa Algeria and Nigeria had the highest reported cases in Africa According to the report South Africa had 10 015 cases and 194 deaths followed by Algeria with 5 723 cases and 502 deaths while Nigeria had 4 399 confirmed cases with 143 deaths Ghana and Cameroon were number four and five respectively with 4 263 reported cases and 22 deaths while Cameroon has 2 579 with 114 deaths According to the report Mauritania Comoros Seychelles are countries with the lowest confirmed cases in the region The report indicated that Mauritania had eight confirmed cases with one death Comoros also had 11 reported cases and one death while Seychelles recorded 11 confirmed cases with no death WHO however said the agency was supporting countries by coordinating the work of external emergency medical teams working in the COVID 19 response Teams of health care professionals are working in countries to contain the spread of the pandemic it said Edited By Abiodun Esan Salif Atojoko NAN
    Africa’s COVID-19 cases rise to 63, 000 – WHO
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    Africa’s COVID-19 cases rise to 63, 000 – WHO

    The World Health Organisation (WHO), says COVID-19 cases have risen to over 63, 000 in Africa as at May 11, from the 53, 000 reported on May 8.

    WHO Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, gave the update on its official twitter account @WHOAFRO on Monday.

    “There are over 63, 000 confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent – with more than 2, 283 associated deaths,” it said.

    The figures showed that South Africa, Algeria and Nigeria had the highest reported cases in Africa.

    According to the report, South Africa had 10,015 cases and 194 deaths followed by Algeria with 5, 723 cases and 502 deaths, while Nigeria had 4,399 confirmed cases with 143 deaths.

    Ghana and Cameroon were number four and five respectively with 4, 263 reported cases and 22 deaths, while Cameroon has 2, 579 with 114 deaths.

    According to the report, Mauritania, Comoros, Seychelles are countries with the lowest confirmed cases in the region.

    The report indicated that Mauritania had eight confirmed cases with one death; Comoros also had 11 reported cases and one death, while Seychelles recorded 11 confirmed cases with no death.

    WHO, however, said the agency was supporting countries by coordinating the work of external emergency medical teams working in the COVID-19 response.

    “Teams of health care professionals are working in countries to contain the spread of the pandemic,” it said.


    Edited By: Abiodun Esan/Salif Atojoko (NAN)

  •  The World Health Organisation WHO says COVID 19 cases have risen to over 53 000 in Africa with 2 000 deaths as at May 8 WHO Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville Congo gave the update on its official twitter account WHOAFRO There are over 53 000 confirmed COVID 19 cases on the African continent with more than 18 000 associated recoveries and 2 000 deaths it said The figures showed that South Africa Algeria and Nigeria had the highest reported cases in Africa According to the report South Africa had 8 232 cases and 161 deaths followed by Algeria with 5 182 cases and 483 deaths while Nigeria had 3 526 confirmed cases with 107 deaths Ghana and Cameroon were number four and five respectively with 3 091 reported cases and 18 deaths while Cameroon has 2 265 with 108 deaths According to the report Mauritania Comoros Seychelles are countries with the lowest confirmed cases in the region The report indicated that Mauritania had eight confirmed cases with one death Comoros also had eight reported cases and one death while Seychelles recorded 11 confirmed cases with zero death It however said that the agency was working closely with governments and partners to ramp up COVID 19 testing capacity and expand access in Africa to curb the spread of the virus In a related development WHO said it was working towards eradicating viral diseases on the continent Today marks the 40th Anniversary of Smallpox Eradication This achievement raised hope and optimism that with strong commitment and mass vaccination other viral diseases could also be eradicated like polio measles and rubella it said Edited By Debo Oshundun Ali Baba Inuwa NAN
    Africa COVID-19 death toll hits 2,000, total cases rise to 53,000 – WHO
     The World Health Organisation WHO says COVID 19 cases have risen to over 53 000 in Africa with 2 000 deaths as at May 8 WHO Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville Congo gave the update on its official twitter account WHOAFRO There are over 53 000 confirmed COVID 19 cases on the African continent with more than 18 000 associated recoveries and 2 000 deaths it said The figures showed that South Africa Algeria and Nigeria had the highest reported cases in Africa According to the report South Africa had 8 232 cases and 161 deaths followed by Algeria with 5 182 cases and 483 deaths while Nigeria had 3 526 confirmed cases with 107 deaths Ghana and Cameroon were number four and five respectively with 3 091 reported cases and 18 deaths while Cameroon has 2 265 with 108 deaths According to the report Mauritania Comoros Seychelles are countries with the lowest confirmed cases in the region The report indicated that Mauritania had eight confirmed cases with one death Comoros also had eight reported cases and one death while Seychelles recorded 11 confirmed cases with zero death It however said that the agency was working closely with governments and partners to ramp up COVID 19 testing capacity and expand access in Africa to curb the spread of the virus In a related development WHO said it was working towards eradicating viral diseases on the continent Today marks the 40th Anniversary of Smallpox Eradication This achievement raised hope and optimism that with strong commitment and mass vaccination other viral diseases could also be eradicated like polio measles and rubella it said Edited By Debo Oshundun Ali Baba Inuwa NAN
    Africa COVID-19 death toll hits 2,000, total cases rise to 53,000 – WHO
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    Africa COVID-19 death toll hits 2,000, total cases rise to 53,000 – WHO

    The World Health Organisation (WHO), says COVID-19 cases have risen to over 53,000 in Africa, with 2,000 deaths as at May 8.

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

    “There are over 53,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent – with more than 18,000 associated recoveries and 2,000 deaths,’’ it said.

    The figures showed that South Africa, Algeria and Nigeria had the highest reported cases in Africa.

    According to the report, South Africa had 8,232 cases and 161 deaths followed by Algeria with 5,182 cases and 483 deaths, while Nigeria had 3,526 confirmed cases with 107 deaths.

    Ghana and Cameroon were number four and five respectively with 3,091 reported cases and 18 deaths, while Cameroon has 2,265 with 108 deaths.

    According to the report, Mauritania, Comoros, Seychelles are countries with the lowest confirmed cases in the region.

    The report indicated that Mauritania had eight confirmed cases with one death; Comoros also had eight reported cases and one death, while Seychelles recorded 11 confirmed cases with zero death.

    It however, said that the agency was working closely with governments and partners to ramp up COVID-19 testing capacity and expand access in Africa to curb the spread of the virus.

    In a related development, WHO said it was working towards  eradicating viral diseases on the continent.

    “Today marks the 40th Anniversary of Smallpox Eradication.

    “This achievement raised hope and optimism that with strong commitment and mass vaccination, other viral diseases could also be eradicated, like polio, measles and rubella,’’ it said


    Edited By: Debo Oshundun/Ali Baba-Inuwa (NAN)

  •  The World Health Organisation WHO says there has been a 47 per cent increase in the number of confirmed cases of COVID 19 in the African Region in the past week The WHO Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville Congo gave the update on its official twitter account WHOAFRO on Thursday The agency said the coronavirus disease 2019 COVID 19 outbreak continued to evolve in the WHO African Region since the first case was reported on February 25 2020 in Algeria Since then the disease has spread to over 30 countries in less than a month now affecting all member states except for Lesotho Meanwhile in COVID 19 WHO African Region External Situation Report 9 issued on May 6 the agency said the latest country to report a confirmed case was Comoros which did on 30 April 2020 Since our last situation report an additional 10 577 confirmed COVID 19 cases 47 per cent increase and 294 additional deaths 33 per cent increase were reported across the WHO African Region During this period a sharp rise in the number of confirmed COVID 19 cases was observed in five countries Sao Tome and Principe from 11 to 171 cases representing 1 455 per cent increase and Guinea Bissau from 77 to 292 cases 279 per cent Chad from 52 to 170 cases representing 227 per cent increase Nigeria from 1 532 to 2 950 cases 93 per cent and Central African Republic from 50 to 94 cases 88 per cent Meanwhile five countries including Eritrea Mauritius Namibia and Seychelles have reported zero new confirmed COVID 19 cases Of note Namibia Seychelles and Eritrea have reported zero new confirmed COVID 19 cases in the past 30 28 and 16 days respectively As of 5 May 2020 a cumulative total of 32 953 confirmed COVID 19 cases with 1 193 deaths case fatality ratio 3 6 per cent have been reported across the 46 affected countries in the region it said Currently it stated that the majority of the countries in the region were experiencing local transmission of COVID 19 and the number of countries with widespread community transmission also increasing The region has also observed increased incidences of importation of cases from affected countries within the region Overall in the African continent a total of 49 121 cases and 1 956 deaths case fatality ratio 4 0 per cent have been reported as of 5 May 2020 This includes 32 953 cases and 1 193 deaths in the WHO African Region and 16 168 cases and 763 deaths in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region it added Edited By Abiodun Esan Wale Ojetimi NAN
    COVID-19 cases increase by 47% in Africa – WHO
     The World Health Organisation WHO says there has been a 47 per cent increase in the number of confirmed cases of COVID 19 in the African Region in the past week The WHO Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville Congo gave the update on its official twitter account WHOAFRO on Thursday The agency said the coronavirus disease 2019 COVID 19 outbreak continued to evolve in the WHO African Region since the first case was reported on February 25 2020 in Algeria Since then the disease has spread to over 30 countries in less than a month now affecting all member states except for Lesotho Meanwhile in COVID 19 WHO African Region External Situation Report 9 issued on May 6 the agency said the latest country to report a confirmed case was Comoros which did on 30 April 2020 Since our last situation report an additional 10 577 confirmed COVID 19 cases 47 per cent increase and 294 additional deaths 33 per cent increase were reported across the WHO African Region During this period a sharp rise in the number of confirmed COVID 19 cases was observed in five countries Sao Tome and Principe from 11 to 171 cases representing 1 455 per cent increase and Guinea Bissau from 77 to 292 cases 279 per cent Chad from 52 to 170 cases representing 227 per cent increase Nigeria from 1 532 to 2 950 cases 93 per cent and Central African Republic from 50 to 94 cases 88 per cent Meanwhile five countries including Eritrea Mauritius Namibia and Seychelles have reported zero new confirmed COVID 19 cases Of note Namibia Seychelles and Eritrea have reported zero new confirmed COVID 19 cases in the past 30 28 and 16 days respectively As of 5 May 2020 a cumulative total of 32 953 confirmed COVID 19 cases with 1 193 deaths case fatality ratio 3 6 per cent have been reported across the 46 affected countries in the region it said Currently it stated that the majority of the countries in the region were experiencing local transmission of COVID 19 and the number of countries with widespread community transmission also increasing The region has also observed increased incidences of importation of cases from affected countries within the region Overall in the African continent a total of 49 121 cases and 1 956 deaths case fatality ratio 4 0 per cent have been reported as of 5 May 2020 This includes 32 953 cases and 1 193 deaths in the WHO African Region and 16 168 cases and 763 deaths in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region it added Edited By Abiodun Esan Wale Ojetimi NAN
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    COVID-19 cases increase by 47% in Africa – WHO

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) says there has been a 47 per cent increase in the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the African Region in the past week.

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

    The agency said the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak continued to evolve in the WHO African Region since the first case was reported on February 25, 2020 in Algeria.

    Since then, the disease has spread to over 30 countries in less than a month, now affecting all member states except for Lesotho.

    Meanwhile, in COVID-19 WHO African Region External Situation Report 9, issued on May 6, the agency said the latest country to report a confirmed case was Comoros, which did on 30 April, 2020.

    “Since our last situation report, an additional 10, 577 confirmed COVID-19 cases (47 per cent increase) and 294 additional deaths (33 per cent increase) were reported across the WHO African Region.

    “During this period, a sharp rise in the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases was observed in five countries: Sao Tome and Principe (from 11 to 171 cases, representing 1,455 per cent increase), and Guinea Bissau (from 77 to 292 cases, 279 per cent)

    “Chad (from 52 to 170 cases, representing 227 per cent increase) Nigeria (from 1,532 to 2,950 cases, 93 per cent) and Central African Republic (from 50 to 94 cases, 88 per cent).

    “Meanwhile, five countries, including Eritrea, Mauritius, Namibia and Seychelles have reported zero new confirmed COVID-19 cases.

    “Of note, Namibia, Seychelles and Eritrea have reported zero new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the past 30, 28 and 16 days, respectively.

    “As of 5 May, 2020, a cumulative total of 32, 953 confirmed COVID-19 cases with 1,193 deaths (case fatality ratio 3.6 per cent) have been reported across the 46 affected countries in the region,” it said.

    Currently, it stated that the majority of the countries in the region were experiencing local transmission of COVID-19 and the number of countries with widespread community transmission also increasing.

    “The region has also observed increased incidences of importation of cases from affected countries within the region.

    “Overall, in the African continent, a total of 49,121 cases and 1, 956 deaths (case fatality ratio 4.0 per cent) have been reported as of 5 May, 2020.

    “This includes 32,953 cases and 1,193 deaths in the WHO African Region and 16,168 cases and 763 deaths in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region,’’ it added.

     
    Edited By: Abiodun Esan/Wale Ojetimi (NAN)