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COVID-19 Africa Update: Four new cases reported in Nigeria, 47 AU member states reporting total of 5,255, 173 deaths, and 371 recoveries

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African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases Source: Africa CDC

TUE, MARCH 31 2020-theG&BJournal- Total confirmed cases in Nigeria of the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19) is has reached 135.

The latest report by the Nigeria Centre of Disease Control (NCDC) says three of the new cases are in Osun and I in Ogun. Two victims are confirmed.

Lagos has so far recorded the highest number of confirmed cases with 81 followed by FCT-25. Oyo has 8 confirmed cases, Osun 5, Ogun 4 Kaduna-3 while Enugu, Bauchi, and Edo states have 2 cases each and Ekiti, Rivers and Benue have a confirmed case respectively.

African Union Member States Reporting COVID-19

47 countries reporting COVID-19 cases (5,255), deaths (173), and recoveries (371) by region:

Central (287 cases, 18 deaths, 9 recoveries): Cameroon (142, 8, 3), Central African Republic (6, 0, 3), Chad (7, 0, 0), Congo (19, 0, 2), DRC (83, 8, 1), Equatorial Guinea (14, 0, 0), Gabon (16, 2, 0).

Eastern (429, 7, 6): Djibouti (26, 0, 0), Eritrea (15, 0, 0), Ethiopia (23, 0, 4), Kenya (50, 1, 1), Madagascar (46, 0, 0), Mauritius (128, 3, 0), Rwanda (70, 0, 0), Seychelles (10, 0, 0), Somalia (3, 0, 0), Sudan (6, 2, 0), Tanzania (19, 1, 1), Uganda (33, 0, 0).

Northern (2,167, 118, 243): Algeria (582, 35, 77), Egypt (656, 41, 150), Libya (8, 0, 0), Mauritania (3, 0, 0), Morocco (556, 33, 15), Tunisia (362, 8, 1).

Southern (1,406, 5, 31): Angola (7, 2, 0), Botswana (3), Eswatini (9, 0, 0), Mozambique (8, 0, 0), Namibia (11, 0, 0), South Africa (1,326, 2, 31), Zambia (35, 0, 0), Zimbabwe (7, 1, 0).

Western (966, 25, 82): Benin (6, 0, 1), Burkina Faso (246, 12, 31), Cape Verde (6, 1, 0), Côte d’Ivoire (168, 1, 6), Gambia (4, 1, 0), Ghana (152, 5, 2), Guinea (16, 0, 1), Guinea-Bissau (2, 0, 0), Liberia (3, 0, 0), Mali (18, 1, 0), Niger (18, 1, 0), Nigeria (131, 2, 3), Senegal (162, 0, 28), Togo (34, 1, 10). Source: Africa CDC

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