COVID-19: Confirmed cases in Africa surpass 10,000 – Africa CDC

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The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases reached 10,075 in Africa and the death toll reached 487, the Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) revealed on Tuesday.

The Africa CDC, a specialised agency of the 55-member African Union (AU), in its latest situation update issued in Addis Ababa also disclosed that the confirmed COVID-19 cases were spread across 52 countries.

The Africa CDC stated that some 913 people, who have been infected with the COVID-19, have recovered across the continent as of the stated period.

Amid the rapid spread of the virus across the continent, figures from the Africa CDC also show that more than 897 new confirmed COVID-19 cases have been reported across the continent since the centre’s recent report on Sunday.

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This indicated that the confirmed cases have increased from 9,178 on Monday to 10,075 on Tuesday.

The death toll has also increased from 414 on Monday to 487 as of the stated period, according to the Africa CDC.

The African Union, through Africa CDC, had activated its Emergency Operations Centre and its Incident Management System (IMS) for the COVID-19 outbreak on Jan. 27.

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The Africa CDC had also developed its third Incident Action Plan that covers the period from March 16 to April 15.

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