A police officer receives a Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine in Soweto, South Africa. There has been a rapid rise in infections across the continent, and experts say the surge here has not yet peaked. Photo: AP Photo A police officer receives a Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine in Soweto, South Africa. There has been a rapid rise in infections across the continent, and experts say the surge here has not yet peaked. Photo: AP Photo
A police officer receives a Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine in Soweto, South Africa. There has been a rapid rise in infections across the continent, and experts say the surge here has not yet peaked. Photo: AP Photo

Coronavirus: deaths dip in Africa but WHO warns ‘the third wave is not over’

  • Half of African nations are seeing a severe surge in cases but just 1.5 per cent of the continent’s population is fully vaccinated
  • China has delivered 33.7 million Covid-19 vaccines to 35 African countries, including 6.69 million donated doses

Topic |   Coronavirus Africa
A police officer receives a Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine in Soweto, South Africa. There has been a rapid rise in infections across the continent, and experts say the surge here has not yet peaked. Photo: AP Photo A police officer receives a Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine in Soweto, South Africa. There has been a rapid rise in infections across the continent, and experts say the surge here has not yet peaked. Photo: AP Photo
A police officer receives a Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine in Soweto, South Africa. There has been a rapid rise in infections across the continent, and experts say the surge here has not yet peaked. Photo: AP Photo
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