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Africa’s COVID-19 cases surpass 382,000

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FILE PHOTO: A learner is screened as schools begin to reopen after the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) lockdown in Langa township in Cape Town, South Africa June 8, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings/File Photo

The number of confirmed COVID-19 casess in Africa surpassed 382,000 on Monday as the continent continues to see a surge in infections.

The latest data from the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that Africa has registered 382,652 infections and 9,657 deaths as of Monday morning.

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South Africa remains the continent’s worst affected country, having reported more than 138,000 cases and over 2,400 deaths.

According to the figures, the country accounts for 36.1 percent of Africa’s infections and 25 percent of its fatalities.

Egypt is the second-worst affected country, having recorded more than 65,000 cases and deaths exceeding 2,700.

Nigeria has reported over 24,500 infections and 565 fatalities.

Health experts fear the continent is yet to hit its peak, pointing to tough times ahead.

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Africa CDC Director John Nkengasong last week urged the African continent to brace itself for a rise in the number of cases after easing of lockdowns.

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