Africa’s Covid infections near 4 million as vaccine rollout gets underway
Alarmingly, SA has the highest number of Covid infections, accounting for 38% of the total cases in Africa
Africa’s Covid-19 cases will soon hit four million, while the continent’s average death rate remains higher than the global case fatality rate, at 2.7%.
More than a third of its countries are reporting higher case fatality rates than the global average of 2.2%, said Africa CDC director Dr John Nkengasong on Thursday at his weekly briefing.
He said more than 106,000 Covid-19 deaths have been reported on the continent...