World health organization: Covid deaths rise 40% in Africa

Machidiso Moeti, the World Health Organization ‘s regional chief for Africa, revealed Thursday that Covid-19 deaths in Africa have risen by 40% over the past week

Adding that hospitals are in a “critical situation.”

“The first priority for African countries is to increase oxygen production,”

And the Bloomberg News Agency quotes the regional head of the World Health Organization, Moeti, as saying.

The African continent is suffering from the worst outbreak of the Coronavirus

as one million additional cases during the past month

after it took three months to record one million cases previously.

Moeti added that new cases of infection rose for the eighth consecutive week.

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