More than 25,000 COVID-19 deaths have been noted on the African continent at the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office of Africa in Brazzaville, Congo.
The UN health agency gave the replace on its regional official Twitter account @WHOAFRO.
The WHO acknowledged on its dashboard that “over 1.1 million COVID-19 conditions have been confirmed on the African continent – cumulatively with over 846,000 recoveries and over 25,000 deaths.”
It said that there were 589,886 cases and 11,982 deaths in South Africa, with Nigeria adopting 49,485 confirmed cases and 977 deaths, while in Ghana there were 42,653 confirmed cases and 239 deaths.
It further adds on that Seychelles, Eritrea and Mauritius were at the international place at this time with confirmed cases under the region. The office noted Seychelles had 127 confirmed cases with zero loss of life, Eritrea; 285 confirmed the cases with zero loss of life, with 346 reported cases with 10 deaths in Mauritius.
In another statement on its official web site, WHO acknowledged that 14 August marked six months of Africa’s first COVID-19.
It acknowledged that while the virus had spread to many different regions of the world, the evolution of the pandemic on the African continent was completely different.
“As an alternative, many nations are experiencing a gradual increase in COVID-19 cases and have trouble understanding a selected peak. Transmission pattern additionally varies between international locations, although within countries is extra important.”
In the beginning, COVID-19 mainly affects the capital cities. Nevertheless, the virus is now migrating from high-density city areas to casual settlements, which then move into rural areas, which leads to a decrease in the density of residents.
“We are seeing the number of every local outbreak with its own transition pattern and peaks. It is by bouncing the reaction to the degree of the group that we are going to win this race.
“The COVID-19 response has to be embedded in the content of each health district.” Another statement quoted Ms Moitei as saying: “Not only should we not live with the symptoms developed, we should also be expected and expected to move away from suspiciously disastrous results as soon as possible.
“Areas of excessive transmission, other than areas with comparatively less infection, deserve consideration. In short, we have to be strong on all fronts. “