Africa’s Covid-19 cases Surpass 50,000 with over 2,000 deaths
Africa surpassed the 50,000 recorded cases mark today according to results by the John Hopkins University tracker. As of 19:00 GMT number of cases stood at 50,000.
The number shows a vault over 30,000 cases in exactly 18 days. The 20,000 mark was set foot on April 18.
The barb in infections in recent weeks had threatened the WHO Africa office and the African Union’s Centers for Disease Control, Africa CDC.
Meanwhile, the number of death has passed 2,000 mark as of May 7, 2020. Recoveries also passed the 17,000 mark even as more government double up testing efforts.