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Africa’s COVID-19 cases exceed 230,000 – WHO

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The World Health Organisation, Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, says the number of coronavirus cases in Africa is now over 230,000.

The UN health agency gave the update on its official twitter account @WHOAFRO 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 also noted that South Africa, Nigeria, and Algeria had the highest reported cases on the continent.

According to the organisation, 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.

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

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