- Cases in continent surge pass 150, 000
Nigeria has recorded the second-highest cases of COVID-19 in Africa, the World Health Organisation, (WHO) has declared.
The WHO Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, made this known via its official Twitter handle.
WHO reported on Tuesday that as of June 2nd, COVID-19 cases in Africa had risen to over 150,000.
“There are over 150,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent – with more than 63,000 recoveries and 4,200 deaths,’’ it said.
South Africa, Nigeria, and Algeria have the highest reported cases on the continent, it added.