The World Health Organisation (WHO) has disclosed that COVID-19 cases in Africa has risen to over 115, 000 as at May 26, 2020.
The WHO Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, made this update available via its official twitter handle @WHOAFRO.
“There are over 115,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent – with more than 46,000 recoveries and 3,400 deaths,” it said.
The figures showed that South Africa, Algeria and Nigeria had the highest reported cases in Africa.
According to the report, South Africa had 23,615 cases and 418 deaths followed by Algeria with 8,503 cases and 609 deaths, while Nigeria had 8,068 confirmed cases and 233 deaths.
It stated that Ghana had 6,808 reported cases and 32 deaths, while Cameroon recorded 4, 890 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 165 deaths.
It also stated in the report that Lesotho, Seychelles and Namibia were countries currently with the lowest confirmed COVID-19 cases in the region.
It said Lesotho had only two confirmed COVID-19 cases with zero death; Seychelles had 11 reported cases and zero death, while Namibia recorded 21 confirmed cases with no death.Follow us on social media