The easing of lockdowns sees Covid-19 cases rising in Africa again

Africa CDC director warns against complacency after the continent had done ‘extremely well’ in the fight against the virus

12 November 2020 - 19:34 By claire keeton

Covid-19 infections are rising again overall in Africa, after dropping and stabilising from July until September said the director of the Africa CDC, Dr John Nkengasong, on Thursday at a Covid-19 update.

New infections have risen on average in all five regions during the past month, he said at the first briefing since October 29...

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