WHO releases list of African countries with highest cases of COVID-19

WHO releases list of African countries with highest cases of COVID-19

- World Health Organisation says over 21,000 cases of coronavirus have been reported in Africa

- The organisation says 5,000 have recorded, while 1,000 have succumbed to the deadly disease

- In the list published by WHO South Africa has 3,158 confirmed cases of coronavirus, Algeria has 2,629, Ghana has 1,042, while Cameroon has 1,016

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Over 21,000 coronavirus cases have been reported in Africa, with 5,000 recoveries and 1,000 deaths, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said.

The organisation has compiled a list of African countries experiencing this deadly disease with the number of cases reported.

In its list, WHO indicated that Nigeria's confirmed cases stand at 541, this shows that the list was compiled before Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) gave its update on the deadly disease.

According to NCDC report, as at 11:50 pm on Sunday, April 19, there are 627 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Nigeria.

In the list that was published by WHO, South Africa has 3,158 confirmed cases of coronavirus, Algeria has 2,629, Ghana has 1,042, while Cameroon has 1,016.

Check the list below:

World body releases list of African countries with highest cases of COVID-19 (see Nigeria's position)

WHO compilation of COVID-19 cases in Africa. Photo credit: WHO
Source: UGC

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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