Posted by: APO | 11 February 2021

Coronavirus – Africa: Rising mortality as Africa marks one year of COVID-19

Deaths from COVID-19 in Africa have surged by 40% in the last month, pushing Africa’s death toll towards 100 000 since the first reported case on the continent on 14 February 2020. This comes as Africa battles new, more contagious variants and gears up for its largest-ever vaccination drive. Over 22 300 deaths were reported in Africa in the last 28 days, compared with nearly 16 000 deaths in the… Read more on


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