The outbreak of the brand new coronavirus has reached each nation in Africa, a continent of 1.2 billion folks.
As of July 23, the confirmed coronavirus loss of life toll on the continent stood at 16,423, with deaths together with the previous president of the Republic of the Congo, Jacques Joachim Yhombi-Opango, and Somalia’s former Prime Minister Nur Hassan Hussein.
There are 768,978 confirmed infections and 434,973 recoveries, in line with the Africa Centres for Illness Management and Prevention.
Consultants warn fragile healthcare methods in lots of African international locations could possibly be overwhelmed within the face of a extreme outbreak of COVID-19, the extremely infectious respiratory illness attributable to the brand new coronavirus.
Beneath is an interactive map monitoring all of the coronavirus circumstances in Africa.