COVID-19: WHO releases list of African countries with highest cases of coronavirus

COVID-19: WHO releases list of African countries with highest cases of coronavirus

- World Health Organisation on Monday, May 11, says Africa has over 63,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus

- According to the organisation, 2,280 died from the deadly disease in Africa

- South Africa has 10,015 confirmed cases of coronavirus with 194 deaths, while Algeria has 5,723 confirmed cases with 502 deaths

- Nigeria has 4,399 confirmed coronavirus cases with 143 deaths

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The World Health Organisation has released a list of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Africa, and South Africa tops the list as the country with the highest cases of the deadly disease.

According to the list published on Monday, May 11, South Africa has 10,015 confirmed cases of coronavirus with 194 deaths.

Algeria trails behind South Africa with 5,723 confirmed cases and 502 deaths, while Nigeria takes the third position with 4,399 confirmed cases and 143 deaths.

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Behind Nigeria is Ghana which has 4,263 confirmed cases of coronavirus and 22 deaths, while Cameroon takes the fifth position with 2,579 confirmed cases and 114 deaths.

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In other news, Nigerians have reacted after Pastor Tunde Bakare of the Citadel Global Community Church formerly known as Latter Rain Assembly donated his church to the Lagos state government to be used as coronavirus isolation centre.

After the cleric made the announcement via the church's Twitter page on Sunday, May 10, it generated reactions from Nigerians on the microblogging site.

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The tweet read: "The CGCC is offering the LASG parts of our current Church facilities at Akilo Road, Ogba, to be used as an isolation center for Covid-19 cases. The CGCC Medical Missions will onboard LASG officials to ensure the best utilization of this space.

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"We commend the LASG and well meaning individuals and corporate bodies for their efforts at controlling the spread of this pandemic in Lagos and by extension Nigeria. We pray for divine health, wisdom and energy for the leadership of Lagos State and frontline healthcare workers."

Meanwhile, previously reported that the senior pastor of The Covenant Christian Centre Lagos, Pastor Poju Oyemade, disagreed with Bishop David Oyedepo and Pastor Chris Oyakhilome against the continuous closure of churches over the COVID-19 pandemic.

Recall that Pastor Oyakhilome of Christ Embassy and Bishop Oyedepo of Winners Chapel criticised the federal government for sidelining churches when it eased the lockdown in Lagos, Ogun and Abuja. ( -> We have updated to serve you better

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