COVID-19: Nigeria tops list in West Africa as continent records 1,754 deaths
The Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) has said that there are now 40,746 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in 53 countries across Africa.
The health agency stated this in a tweet on its official Twitter handle, Sunday morning.
Nigeria is now the highest country in West Africa, with 2,388 cases and 85 deaths, followed by Ghana with 2,169 cases and 18 deaths.
The Africa CDC Coronavirus dashboard showed that South Africa, Egypt, Morocco, Algeria, and Cameroon have continued to top the list of countries with the highest reported Coronavirus cases.
“#Coronavirus update (3 May 2020, 9.00 am Eastern Africa Time).
“53 @_AfricanUnion Member States reporting 40,746 cases, 1754 deaths, and 14,152 recoveries,” It said.