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Notable Increase In COVID-19 Cases In Africa – WHO

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There has been a 13% increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in the African Region in the past week, compared to a 18% increase recorded during the previous reporting period.

10 countries account for 89% (735,482) of all reported COVID-19 cases in the African Region: South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, Algeria, Kenya, Ethiopia, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Madagascar & Senegal. South Africa accounts for more than half.

For more detailed analysis, read our most recent COVID-19 Situation Report:

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of WHO Regional Office for Africa.