Tedros Ghebreyesus: WHO director-General

By Kazeem Ugbodaga

Africa’s Coronavirus infections have reached 110,900, the World Health Organisation, WHO, African Region said on Monday.

According to WHO, as at Sunday, Africa took its confirmed figures above 110, 000, with the figures keep growing.

So far, 44,500 Coronavirus patients have survived the virus and have been discharged in Africa.

The body added that Africa has recorded 3,300 deaths from the total infections.

“Over 110,900 confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent – with more than 44,500 recoveries & 3,300 deaths,” it said in a tweet on Monday.

South Africa leads the pack with 22,583 infections and 429 deaths, while Egypt, with 16,513 cases of Coronavirus and 735 deaths is second.

Algeria, with 8,306 infections and 600 deaths is fourth in the continent, while Nigeria, with 7,839 cases and 226 deaths occupies the fourth position.

Others with huge figures are: Morocco, 7,429 cases and 198 deaths; Ghana, 6,683 cases and 32 deaths; Cameroon, 4,400 cases and 159 deaths; Sudan, 3,634 cases and 146 deaths and Senegal, 3,047 cases and 35 deaths.