Two Months In, Africa Works to Contain COVID-19
As of 2 May 2020, the 53 nations who are members of the African Union had recorded 40 thousand cases of Covid-19, according to the Africa CDC. There were 1689 deaths reported, and more than 13,000 recoveries. n the two months since the first confirmed case of the disease on the continent, with over 1,500 lives lost. A virtual press conference from the World Health Organization African region shed light on the struggles African nations face and the progress made so far.
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