The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Thursday, Around 40 Africans have been a grip under novel Coronavirus where more than ten thousand health officials have been infected from this virus. In Africa a total of 750,000 Coronavirus cases and more than 15,000 people deaths all over the continent. According to the WHO Africa Director, Matshidiso Moeti, said in a report, “The growth we are seeing is placing an ever peg eater strain on health services across the continent. This has very real consequences for the individuals who work in them”.
According to the statistics report to the WHO about Information on health worker infections in Africa is limited, However, preliminary knowledge reveals that health staff makes up greater than 5 % of cases in 14 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. Health employees are infected resulting from an absence of private protecting tools (PPE) in addition to weak prevention and management measures, based on Moeti. Surging world demand for protecting gear and world journey restrictions has triggered provide shortages, the WHO stated. Nonetheless, 41 million items of protecting tools are able to be shipped from China to cover the wants of 47 African countries, with shipments planned to begin this weekend.
The WHO assessed only 16% of 30,000 clinics and hospitals across the continent, had enough prevention and measures to fight against COVID-19.
The WHO also said Many health clinics lack infrastructure and sufficient measures to prevent overcrowding. Only less than 8 per cent had isolation capacities, and just a third had the capacity to triage patients.
Talking about the total cases across the world, So, 15.5 million total cases on which approx. 8.87 million Coronavirus patients have been recovered and 634 K is death and according to WHO the top 3 countries where have most people have been suffering from are United States – 4,038,748 cases, 144,304 deaths after that Brazil – 2,287,475 cases, 84,082 deaths and the third one is India – 1,288,108 cases, 30,601 deaths.