Update of Coronavirus In Africa
Though the novel Coronavirus came quite late to Africa and there has been a lot of pesimistic viewabout how the virus will spread rapidly in the sub Saharan and increase the confirmed cases worldwide.
However, it seem the Governments in the African countries have been working relentlessly in curtain the virus in the continent by enforcing different laws and order.
As at today, the total number of confirmed cases in the continent is 7,080 while the death toll stands at 224 as at 3rd of April, 2020. only 4 out of 54 countries in the continent is coronavirus free.
Check below table for more details in Africa tracker
Confirmed case: 7080
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