Coronavirus: Ghana Has The Sixth Highest Number Of Cases In Africa

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Coronavirus cases in Africa have surged past 34,000 with Ghana having the sixth-highest number of confirmed COVID-19 infections.

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) data, Ghana’s 1,671 cases, announced yesterday, places the country behind Egypt (5,042), South Africa (4,996), Morocco (4,246), Algeria (3,649) and Cameroon (1,705).

COVID-19 cases in Africa

Deaths

Of the countries that have recorded more than 1,500 confirmed cases, the WHO data shows that Ghana has recorded the lowest number of fatalities with 16 while Algeria has the most fatalities with 437.

South Africa has recorded 93 deaths, Egypt has 359 deaths, Cameroon has 58 deaths and Morocco has 163 fatalities.

African recoveries

Out of a total of 34,928 confirmed cases recorded in Africa, the continent has 22,068 active cases and 11,336 recoveries.

Global picture

Globally, more than 215,000 people have died from COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, while some three million infections have been confirmed in at least 185 countries and territories. More than 920,000 people have recovered to date.

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