WHO regional director for Africa Dr Matshidiso Moeti says the continent is at a “pivotal point”. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: African health systems under pressure as cases, death toll soar

  • Number of infections confirmed in past fortnight 50 per cent higher than in previous two weeks, World Health Organisation says
  • Continent ‘does not have resources to build 1,000-bed hospital in two weeks, as China did’, director of Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention says
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
WHO regional director for Africa Dr Matshidiso Moeti says the continent is at a “pivotal point”. Photo: Reuters
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