COVID-19 in Africa: Protecting Lives and Economies

United Nations Economic Commission for Africa
Publication Date:
17 April 2020
Africa, Coronavirus, Economy, Business and Finance, International Organizations and Africa

The COVID-19: Protecting African Lives and Economies Report is the culmination of in-depth analyses presented to African Ministers of Finance in two virtual meetings, as well as extensive consultations with key representatives from civil society, international finance institutions and the private sector. These presentations, as well as important key messages to the international community are at the disposal of the media and can be found here:

Across the globe, COVID-19 cases have surpassed 2 million with over 120,000 having lost their lives at the time of the release of this report. Over 302,467 recoveries have been recorded.

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