More than 1,800 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed across Africa.
Countries in the continent are, hence, imposing a range of prevention and containment measures against the spread of the pandemic.
According to the latest data, of the WHO on COVID-19 in Africa, the breakdown remains fluid as countries confirm cases as and when. The whole of Africa has rising cases with a sizeable number of countries holding out.
The data has shown that “Within the past 24 hours, there have been 216 new confirmed cases across 15 countries in the Region, with 2 new countries reporting cases, Guinea-Bissau and Mali.”
Total of 1808 confirmed #COVID19 cases in @WHO Africa Region.— WHO African Region (@WHOAFRO) March 26, 2020
Within the past 24 hours, there have been 216 new confirmed cases across 15 countries in the Region, with 2 new countries reporting cases 🇬🇼#GuineaBissau & 🇲🇱#Mali. pic.twitter.com/jVBWrjzIrF
While we focus on the number of African countries who have confirmed the disease, some others have so far not recorded any.
These 8 African countries who have so far not recorded any cases of the coronavirus (COVID 19)
3. Sierra Leone
4. South Sudan
7. Sao Tome and Principe