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Coronavirus - Africa: WHO COVID-19 Africa Update (26 September 2020)

Over 1.4 million confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent - with more than 1.1 million recoveries & 34,000 deaths cumulatively. View country figures & more with the WHO African Region COVID-19 Dashboard: https://arcg.is/XvuSX

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Coronavirus - Rwanda: Update COVID-19 (25 September 2020)

To date, three thousand, and eighty (3080) patients have recovered and been discharged, including thirty (30) in the past 24 hours

Nine (9) new COVID-19 cases were identified out of 1400 samples tested today. This brings the cumulative number of confirmed cases to four thousand, seven hundred, and ninety-eight (4798). To date, three thousand, and eighty (3080) patients have recovered and been discharged, including thirty (30) in the past 24 hours.…

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Coronavirus - Africa: WHO COVID-19 Africa Update (25 September 2020)

Over 1.4 million confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent - with more than 1.1 million recoveries & 34,000 deaths cumulatively. View country figures & more with the WHO African Region COVID-19 Dashboard: https://arcg.is/XvuSX

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Coronavirus - Rwanda: Update COVID-19 (24 September 2020)

Cumulative number of confirmed cases four thousand, seven hundred, and eighty-nine (4789)

Ten (10) new COVID-19 cases were identified out of 2158 samples tested today. This brings the cumulative number of confirmed cases to four thousand, seven hundred, and eighty-nine (4789). To date, three thousand, and fifty (3050) patients have recovered and been discharged, including fifty-five (55) in the past 24 hours.…

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Coronavirus - Africa: Decrease in COVID-19 cases in Africa

There has been a 2% decrease in the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the WHO African Region compared to the last reporting period. 83% of cases have recovered. For more detailed analysis, read our most recent COVID-19 Situation Report: https://bit.ly/32ZC3As 10 countries account for 87% (995,723) of reported…

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Coronavirus - Africa: WHO COVID-19 Africa Update (24 September 2020)

Over 1.4 million confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent - with more than 1.1 million recoveries & 34,000 deaths cumulatively. View country figures & more with the WHO African Region COVID-19 Dashboard: https://arcg.is/XvuSX.

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Coronavirus: Social, environmental factors seen behind Africa’s low COVID-19 cases

Deaths attributed to COVID-19 have also remained low in the region

COVID-19 transmission in Africa has been marked by relatively fewer infections, which have been on the decline over the past two months, owing to a variety of socio-ecological factors as well as early and strong public health measures taken by governments across the region. The pandemic has largely been in…

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Coronavirus - Africa: WHO COVID-19 Africa Update (22 September 2020)

Over 1.4 million confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent - with more than 1.1 million recoveries & 33,000 deaths cumulatively. View country figures & more with the WHO African Region COVID-19 Dashboard: https://arcg.is/XvuSX.

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WHO Africa Online Press Briefing on COVID-19 in Africa

The briefing is on-the-record and it is an opportunity for you to ask questions about the COVID-19 in Africa

Please join an online media briefing with the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for Africa (www.AfRO.who.int), Dr Matshidiso Moeti, Dr Sam Agatre Okuonzi, Arua Regional Referral Hospital in Uganda, Prof Francisca Mutapi and Professor Mark Woolhouse from University of Edinburgh, UK. The briefing is on-the-record and it is an…