Africa Records Highest Global Covid-19 Cases, Deaths In One


Africa has reported an upsurge in the past month, with the largest number recorded in the southern and eastern parts of the continent.

According to the latest figures from the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) COVID-19 Weekly Epidemiological Update, fresh infections were broken down to include South Africa (70,739), Zambia (16,641) and Uganda (9,926)

Even as global incidence exceeds 177 million, last week witnessed the lowest weekly cases since February 2021

Director-General of the World Health Organisation, Tedros Ghebreyesus, at a press briefing, said the pandemic had shown that relying on a few companies for global supplies was dangerous

Ghebreyesus disclosed that his organisation is discussing with a consortium of firms and institutions to establish a technology transfer hub in South Africa for COVID-19 mRNA vaccines.

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