John Nkengasong, director of the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, says the continent is not experiencing a flood of Covid-19 patients. Photo: Reuters

African countries ‘may be spared the worst of the pandemic’

  • While the virus is present in all African countries, most countries have recorded fewer than 1,000 cases, a UN group says
  • The continent has reported slightly more than 100,000 cases, with 3,000 deaths
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
John Nkengasong, director of the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, says the continent is not experiencing a flood of Covid-19 patients. Photo: Reuters
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