Year 2020 have no doubt brought more bad news than good ones the whole world have been forced to battle a common enemy, Coronavirus.
Just like other continent, Africa have had to deal with the virus as countries
continue to record new cases of Coronavirus everyday despite the
preventive measures being placed on ground by health authorities.
Africa has recorded 8,222 deaths due to complications arising from COVID-19.
According to the latest figure released by the World Health Organization, WHO,
regional office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, the number of COVID-19 cases in
Africa has risen to 312,740 in the past 24 hours.
Africa has also recorded more than 149,000 recoveries from COVID-19 infections.
As of Tuesday, June 23, Seychelles has reported 11 cases and zero death, followed by Lesotho
(12 cases, 0 death, Namibia (63 cases, 0 death), (Eritrea 143 cases, 0 death), and
Uganda (774 cases, 0 death).
Egypt has 2,193 reported deaths, the highest number on the continent.
Meanwhile, Africa’s most populous country, Nigeria, has recorded 506 reported deaths.
Despite being in lockdown for over two months, Nigeria have continue to record
new cases of the deadly virus.
Despite recording 506 deaths, some lucky ones have been able to recover from the
virus as Nigerians join the world in praying a vaccines is discovered as soon as possible.