Coronavirus hits 43 countries in Africa
Mar 24, 2020 Africa 175 By Afam Jude Offor
The World Health Organisation, WHO, Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, has disclosed that there are now 1,396 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in 43 countries across Africa. The UN health agency stated this in its regional official twitter account @WHOAFRO on Monday. According to the WHO, there have been 122 recoveries cases from COVID-19. “1,396 confirmed COVID19 cases in Africa in 43 countries,” WHO said. There have been a total of 122 recoveries recorded: Algeria (65), Egypt (42), Burkina Faso (5), Senegal (5), Morocco (3), Cote d’Ivoire (1) and Nigeria (1).The agency had reported that as at last Sunday the coronavirus was in 42 countries in Africa.