South Africa leads as WHO confirms over 380,000 COVID-19 cases in Africa

South Africa leads as WHO confirms over 380,000 COVID-19 cases in Africa

- Africa has 380,207 confirmed cases of COVID-19, the World Health Organisation has said

- The organisation says 9,552 people have succumbed to the deadly virus in Africa

- South Africa has the highest number of cases with 138,134 cases

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Over 380,000 COVID-19 cases have been reported in Africa, with more than 181,000 recoveries and 9,500 deaths, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said.

There are 380,207 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Africa, and 9,552 people have succumbed to the virus.

In the list compiled by the organisation, South Africa has the highest number of COVID-19 cases with 138,134 cases, while Egypt has 63,923 cases of the deadly virus.

Nigeria's COVID-19 cases stand at 24,567, while Ghana has 17,351 cases of the virus.

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Over 380,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa
WHO compilation of COVID-19 cases in Africa. Photo Credit: WHO
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In other news, with severe travel restrictions all over the world occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic, many airlines have been grounded with many employees in the aviation sector sent home on unpaid leave.

Pilots have not been an exception and they have been forced to find alternative ways of survival as the virus continues to bite even as governments worldwide mull reopening of the skies.

One such pilot is Nakarin Inta, a Thai commercial pilot who has four-years experience.

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Meanwhile, previously reported that while the body of one Babafemi Adebayo who recently died of coronavirus in Brazil was bundled away for burial, his widow could be seen in a heartbreaking video broken down in tears as she begged him to wake up.

In the video, the woman begged her husband to wake up, saying his family was at home waiting for him.

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The woman said: “Babafemi are you sleeping? Please wake up. Your mother is at home, your children are at home, your elder and younger siblings are at home. Please wake in the name of Jesus. Jesus have mercy on me. Jesus, take pity on me.

“Ahhh, Adebayo. Babafemi. I’m calling you. It’s me calling you, not someone else. Your wife is the one calling you. I ask you to wake up in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. In the name of Jesus Christ, I’m calling you."

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