According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) the number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Africa has now increased up to 300 from 27 Countries.
WHO Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, made this known on Monday.
The world body further gave the analysis as follows:
Algeria 48, South Africa 51, Senegal 24, Cameroon 3, Nigeria 2, Burkina Faso 7, Togo 1, DRC 3, Cote d’Ivoire 5, Ghana 2, Gabon 1,
Kenya 3, Ethiopia 4, Guinea 1, Rwanda 5, Namibia 2, E Guinea 1, Seychelles 2, CAR 1, Congo 1, Mauritania 1, Eswatini 1, Liberia 1, Egypt 110, Morocco 28, Tunisia 18, Sudan 1.
Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa, has urged African nations to act now that the disease has been officially declared a global pandemic.
Moeti charged every country to scale up their emergency preparedness and response.
“Cases may still be low in Africa and we can keep it that way with robust all-of-government actions to fight the new coronavirus”, the director said