A passenger sits in a car wearing a mask, which he said was to prevent him catching the new coronavirus, in Lagos, Nigeria. Photo: AP A passenger sits in a car wearing a mask, which he said was to prevent him catching the new coronavirus, in Lagos, Nigeria. Photo: AP
A passenger sits in a car wearing a mask, which he said was to prevent him catching the new coronavirus, in Lagos, Nigeria. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: millions enter lockdown in Africa – but is it too late?

  • Experts warn that Africa is highly vulnerable to Covid-19 given the weak state of health systems
  • Africa’s biggest city Lagos joins roll-call of cities around the globe with eerily empty streets

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A passenger sits in a car wearing a mask, which he said was to prevent him catching the new coronavirus, in Lagos, Nigeria. Photo: AP A passenger sits in a car wearing a mask, which he said was to prevent him catching the new coronavirus, in Lagos, Nigeria. Photo: AP
A passenger sits in a car wearing a mask, which he said was to prevent him catching the new coronavirus, in Lagos, Nigeria. Photo: AP
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