Addis Ababa july 18/2020 (ENA) The World Well being Group disclosed that 10 international locations, together with Ethiopia, account for 88 p.c of all reported COVID-19 circumstances within the African Area.

Based on WHO Regional Workplace for Africa assertion, 440,672 Coronavirus circumstances are reported from ten African international locations, which is 88 p.c of the entire circumstances in Africa.

It mentioned there at the moment are 503,122 circumstances, together with 502,801 confirmed and 321 possible circumstances,  throughout the 47 member states.

The possible circumstances have been reported from Sao Tome and Principe and the democratic Republic of Congo.

Based on the report, South Africa has registered 298, 292 circumstances, greater than half of the entire reported confirmed circumstances within the area.

The opposite international locations that reported giant numbers of circumstances are Nigeria with 33,616 circumstances, Ghana with 24,988, Algeria with 20,216, and Cameroon 15,173.

Others are Côte d’Ivoire, which reported 13,037 circumstances, Kenya 10,791, Senegal 8,243, Ethiopia 8,181, and Democratic Republic of Congo 8,135 reported circumstances.

Of the 503,122 COVID-19 circumstances reported, 53 p.c have recovered from throughout all of the 47 international locations within the area.

The report additional said {that a} complete of 8,607 deaths had been reported in 44 international locations, giving an total case fatality ratio (CFR) of 1.7 p.c.

As of July 14, 2020, the cumulative variety of COVID-19 circumstances within the area has surpassed the 500,000 mark.

Three international locations, together with, Eritrea, Seychelles and Uganda haven’t registered any COVID-19 associated deaths because the starting of the pandemic.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here