A second wave of COVID-19 is in Africa and it is coming with fresh worries. There is a rising COVID-19 deaths in the continent.
Many had wished COVID-19 will just end with 2020 for a new beginning in 2021.
Sadly, this is not the case. The virus is walking into a new year.
In the middle of December, a new wave of the virus began, with new strains of COVID-19 recorded in South Africa and Nigeria.
Indeed, the numbers are changing, calling for more caution and adherence to safety measures and guidelines.
Divided into four regions, different nations are experience the new wave. South Africa has the highest number of deaths as at December 29, 2020.
Updates by the Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) bear reports of cases, deaths and recoveries per nation in the four regions.
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Basically, we will give a breakdown of countries that have over 1,000 deaths.
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In the west, Nigeria is followed by Senegal with 18,806 cases, 395 deaths and 17,096 recoveries.
Also, Democratic Republic of Congo has the highest number of deaths in Central Africa Region with 17,182 cases, 584 deaths and 14,658 recoveries.