Sierra Leone-Coronavirus-Update

COVID-19 and W/Africa: 551 new cases, 6 new deaths in 24 hours

APA-Freetown-(Sierra Leone)

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has recorded 551 new cases and 6 new deaths of COVID-19 in past 24 hours, official figures show on Sunday.

The new cases were recorded in Benin (40), Burkina Faso (23), Cape Verde (99), Ivory Coast (24), Gambia (2), Ghana (69), Guinea (78), Guinea-Bissau (10), Mali (11), Nigeria (162), Senegal (14) and Togo (19).  The deaths were recorded in Ivory Coast (2) Guinea (1), Senegal (1) and Togo (2).

Nigeria has the highest number of total cases (62,853), total deaths (1,144) and total recoveries (58,675) in the sub-region. West Africa now has 190,442 total cases, 2,769 total deaths and 178,127 total recoveries.

Ghana (48,124total cases) has 320 total deaths and 47,215 total recoveries. Ivory Coast (20,716 total cases) has 126 total deaths and 20,365 total recoveries. Senegal and Guinea have recorded 15,630 and 12,150 total cases respectively. 

Senegal has 325 total deaths and 14,958 total recoveries while Guinea has 73 total deaths and 10,578 total recoveries. Cabo Verde (8,793 total cases) has 95 total deaths and 7,981 total recoveries. Gambia (3,672 total cases) has 119 total deaths and 3,196 total recoveries.

Mali (3,565 total cases) has 136 total deaths and 2,758 total recoveries.  Guinea-Bissau (2,413 total cases) has 41 total deaths and 1,818 total recoveries.  Benin (2,683 total cases) has 41 total deaths and 2,455 total recoveries. Burkina Faso (2,500 total cases) has 67 total deaths and 2,250 total recoveries. 

Sierra Leone (2,366 total cases) has 73 total deaths and 1,802 total recoveries.  Togo (2,331 total cases) has 57 total deaths and 1,660 total recoveries. Liberia (1,426 total cases) has 82 total deaths and 1,279 total recoveries. Niger (1,220 total cases) has 69 total deaths and 1,137 total recoveries. 

Africa has registered 1,799,170 total cases, 43,004 total deaths and 1,465,453 total recoveries while the world has recorded 46,629,894 total cases, 1,203,181 total deaths and 33,614,710 total recoveries.


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