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Coronavirus - Africa: Outbreak Brief #12: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic

As of 3 pm EAT 7 April 2020, a total of 10,086 COVID-19 cases and 487 (CFR 5%) deaths have been reported in 52 African countries

Outbreak Update: Since the last brief (31 March 2020), 518,122 new confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases and 34,452 new deaths have been reported globally. This is a 75% increase in cases reported. To date, a total of 1,211,961 COVID-19 cases and 67,666 (CFR 6%) related deaths have been reported…

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Coronavirus - Africa: COVID-19 Surveillance Update - 7 April 2020 5:00 p.m

Northern (4,506; 365; 444): Algeria (1,423; 173; 90), Egypt (1,322; 85; 259), Libya (18; 1; 0), Mauritania (6; 1; 2), Morocco (1,141; 83; 88), Tunisia (596; 22; 5)

Total number positive cases in Africa 10,252 52 countries 492 deaths 989 recovery cases by Region African Union Member States (52) reporting COVID-19 cases (10,252), deaths (492), and recoveries (989) by region:  Central (950 cases; 33 deaths; 34 recoveries):  Burundi (3; 0; 0), Cameroon (650; 9; 17), Central African Republic (9; 0;…

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Coronavirus - Africa: UNHCR stepping up coronavirus prevention measures for refugees across East, Horn and Great Lakes region of Africa

The outbreak comes on the top of existing emergency conditions in the region, where 60 per cent of refugees are experiencing food ration cuts due to underfunding

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Babar Baloch – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is ramping up efforts to increase capacity to prevent, treat and limit…

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Africa - COVID-19 Surveillance Update: 7 April 2020 9:00a.m

Total number positive cases in #Africa 10,075. 52 countries 487 deaths 913 recovery cases by Region #AfricaPrepares #FactsNotFear African Union Member States (52) reporting COVID-19 cases (10,075), deaths (487), and recoveries (913) by region:  Central (950 cases; 33 deaths; 34 recoveries): Burundi (3; 0; 0), Cameroon (650; 9; 17), Central African Republic (9;…

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Africa - COVID-19 Surveillance Update: 6 April 2020 5:00 p.m

Northern (4,204; 321; 420): Algeria (1,320; 130; 90), Egypt (1,173; 78; 247), Libya (18; 1; 0), Mauritania (6; 1; 2), Morocco (1,113; 71; 76), Tunisia (574; 18; 5)

Total number positive cases in #Africa 9,457 51 countries 442 deaths 848 recovery cases by Region African Union Member States (51) reporting COVID-19 cases (9,457), deaths (442), and recoveries (848) by region:  Central (917 cases; 33 deaths; 30 recoveries):  Burundi (3; 0; 0), Cameroon (650; 9; 17), Central African Republic (9; 0;…

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Africa - COVID-19 Surveillance Update: 6 April 2020 9:00a.m

Total number positive cases in #Africa 9,198. 51 countries 414 deaths 813 recovery cases by Region #AfricaPrepares #FactsNotFear African Union Member States (51) reporting COVID-19 cases (9,198), deaths (414), and recoveries (813) by region:  Central (917 cases; 33 deaths; 30 recoveries): Burundi (3; 0; 0), Cameroon (650; 9; 17), Central African Republic (9;…

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Africa - COVID-19 Surveillance Update: 5 April 2020 9:00a.m

Northern (3,837; 255; 391): Algeria (1,171; 105; 77), Egypt (1,170; 71; 241), Libya (18; 1; 0), Mauritania (6; 1; 2), Morocco (919; 59; 66), Tunisia (553; 18; 5)

Total number positive cases in #Africa 8,536 50 countries 360 deaths 710 recovery cases by Region African Union Member States (50) reporting COVID-19 cases (8,536), deaths (360), and recoveries (710) by region:  Central (766 cases; 32 deaths; 28 recoveries):  Burundi (3; 0; 0), Cameroon (509; 8; 17), Central African Republic (9; 0;…

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Africa - COVID-19 Surveillance Update: 5 April 2020 5:00p.m

Northern (3,959; 290; 408): Algeria (1,251; 130; 90), Egypt (1,170; 71; 241), Libya (18; 1; 0), Mauritania (6; 1; 2), Morocco (961; 69; 70), Tunisia (553; 18; 5)

Total number positive cases in #Africa 8,736 50 countries 399 deaths 747 recovery cases by Region African Union Member States (51) reporting COVID-19 cases (8,736), deaths (399), and recoveries (747) by region:  Central (766 cases; 32 deaths; 28 recoveries):  Burundi (3; 0; 0), Cameroon (509; 8; 17), Central African Republic (9; 0;…

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Coronavirus - Africa: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases

African Union Member States (50) reporting COVID-19 cases (8,536), deaths (360), and recoveries (710) by region: Central (766 cases; 32 deaths; 28 recoveries): Burundi (3; 0; 0), Cameroon (509; 8; 17), Central African Republic (9; 0; 3), Chad (9; 0; 1), Congo (45; 5; 2), DRC (154; 18; 3), Equatorial…

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Africa: COVID-19 Surveillance Update - 4 April 2020 5:00p.m

Northern (3,518; 241; 359): Algeria (1171; 105; 77), Egypt (985; 66; 216), Libya (17; 1; 0), Mauritania (6; 1; 2), Morocco (844; 50; 59), Tunisia (495; 18; 5)

Total number positive cases in Africa 8,018 49 countries 339 deaths 652 recovery cases by Region African Union Member States (50) reporting COVID-19 cases (8,018), deaths (339), and recoveries (652) by region:  Central (753 cases; 28 deaths; 27 recoveries):  Burundi (3; 0; 0), Cameroon (509; 8; 17), Central African Republic (8; 0;…