Situation reports on COVID-19 outbreak - Sitrep 07, 15 April 2020
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases continue to rise rapidly across the African continent. No new countries have been affected since our last situation report on 8 April 2020 (External Situation Report 6). To date, 45 (96%) out of 47 Member States of the WHO African Region have reported COVID-19 cases. Comoros and Lesotho are the only Member States with no reported cases to date.
Over the past week, there has been a 51% increase in the number of cases and a 60% increase in the number of deaths reported in the WHO African Region. As of 14 April 2020 (epidemiological week 16), a cumulative total of 10 759 confirmed COVID-19 cases with 520 deaths (case fatality ratio CFR:4.8%) have been reported across the 45 affected countries in the region. The list of affected countries and their respective number of cases and deaths is presented.
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