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.
Over 21,000 #COVID19 cases have been reported on the African continent – with 5,000 recoveries and 1,000 deaths. View country figures & more with the WHO African Region COVID-19 Dashboard: https://t.co/V0fkK8dYTg pic.twitter.com/gJC2eYRMQV
— WHO African Region (@WHOAFRO) April 20, 2020
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
According to NCDC report, as at 11:50 pm on
Sunday, April 19, there were 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: