The Regional Office of the World Health Organisation, in Brazzaville, Congo on Thursday revealed that the continent has recorded over 123,000 coronavirus cases.
WHO announced this development on its official twitter handle @WHOAFRO, on Thursday.
“There are over 123,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent – with more than 50,000 recoveries
and 3,600 deaths”.
Following the report released by WHO, South Africa, Algeria, and Nigeria have the highest reported cases on the continent.
WHO noted that South Africa has 25,937 cases and 552 deaths, followed by Algeria with 8,857 cases
and 623 deaths, while Nigeria has 8,733 confirmed cases and 254 deaths.
It said that Ghana had 7,303 reported cases and 34 deaths, while Cameroon recorded 5, 436 confirmed cases,
and 177 deaths.
Lesotho, Seychelles and Namibia were listed among the countries with the lowest confirmed cases
in the region.
It said that Lesotho had only two confirmed cases with zero death. Seychelles had 11 reported cases and zero
death, while Namibia recorded 22 confirmed cases with no death.