Africa Records Over 1.6 million Coronavirus Cases

Coronavirus Cases in Africa has reached over 1.6 million in Africa, with considerable number of death which is up to 40,000.

COVID-19 pandemic cases in the continent has now grown to over 1.59 million, with 38,868 deaths, the Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Wednesday.

Out of these infected, 1.31 million patients have recovered from the pandemic. Southern Africa nevertheless leads the numbers with 763,958 diagnosed cases.

The hardest hit country in the Africa is South Africa with more than 694,000 Covid-19 cases with 18,028 deaths and 625,574 recoveries.

The initiative really worth $100 million unfold over four-years is aimed to increase get admission to to next-generation genomic sequencing tools and information to give a boost to public health surveillance and laboratory networks throughout Africa.