#Coronavirus: Africa’s Covid-19 cases hit 1.7mil, as deaths surpass 41,000


The World Health Organisation (WHO), Regional Office for Africa on Monday confirmed that there are over 1.7 million confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent.

The UN health agency gave the update on its regional official Twitter account @WHOAFRO.

WHO stated that there were over 1.7 million confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent- with more than 1.3 million recoveries and 41,000 deaths.

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South Africa, Kenya and Ethiopia were countries with the highest number of reported cases.

According to WHO, South Africa reported 714,246 cases and 18, 944 deaths; Ethiopia 92,858 cases with 1,419 deaths, while Kenya had 48,790 reported cases and 896 deaths.

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