The Regional Office of the World Health Organization in Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, has revealed the number of Coronavirus confirmed cases in the continent.
The Health agency noted that the number of confirmed cases in Africa has risen to over 69,000 in the past 24 hours.
The UN health agency gave the update on its official Twitter account on Wednesday.
WHO further stated that the pandemic has led to the death of 2,300 people, while more than 23,000 people have been discharged.
“Over 69,000 confirmed #COVID19 cases on the African continent – with more than 23,000 recoveries & 2,300 associated deaths,” it said.
The WHO African Region COVID-19 dashboard showed that South Africa, Egypt, Morocco, Algeria, Ghana, and Nigeria have continued to top the list of countries with the highest reported coronavirus cases.
Meanwhile, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Tuesday night announced that another 146 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 4,787.