Sierra Leone-Coronavirus-Update

W/Africa: Covid-19 cases top 100, 000

APA-Freetown-(Sierra Leone)

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has recorded 101,777 total cases, 1,627 deaths and 62,233 total recoveries from the coronavirus pandemic over the past few days.

The region's new cases stand at 2,247 and 10 new deaths from the disease between Wednesday and Thursday, official figures show on Thursday.

The new cases were recorded in Burkina Faso (1), Cape Verde (57), Ivory Coast (366), Ghana (873), Guinea (76), Guinea-Bissau (60), Liberia (32), Mali (7), Niger (1), Nigeria (643), Senegal (112), Sierra Leone (10) and Togo (9). 

The new deaths were registered in Niger (1), Nigeria (6) and Senegal (3).

Nigeria has the highest number of total cases (34,259) and total deaths (760) while Ghana has the highest number of total recoveries (22,270) in the sub-region. 

Ghana (26,125 total cases) has 139 total deaths. 

Senegal (8,481 total cases) has 156 total deaths with 5,735 recoveries. I

vory Coast and Guinea have recorded 13,403 and 6,276 total cases respectively.  

Ivory Coast has 87 total deaths and 7,146 total recovered while Guinea has 38 total deaths while 4,981 recovered. 

Mali (2,440 total cases) has 121 total deaths and 1,777 total recovered. 

Guinea-Bissau (1,902 total cases) suffered 26 deaths and 773 recoveries.  

Sierra Leone (1,678 total cases) has 63 deaths from the virus and 1,213 recoveries. 

Benin (1,378 total cases) has 26 total deaths and 557 total recoveries while Cape Verde (1,837 total cases) witnessed 19 Covid-19 deaths and 892 total recoveries. 

Niger (1,100 total cases) has 69 total deaths and 993 total recoveries.

Burkina Faso (1,038 total cases) has 53 total deaths and 882 recoveries. 

Liberia (1,056 total cases) records 51 total deaths and 447 recoveries. 

Togo (740 total cases) has 15 total deaths and 534 recoveries.  

Gambia (64 total cases) has 3 total deaths and 34 recoveries.  

Africa has registered 649,203 total cases, 14,055 total deaths and 337,802 total recoveries while the world has 13,809,517.

The worldwide death toll stands at 589,206 with total recoveries at 8,216,725.


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