WHO releases list of African countries with highest cases of COVID-19

WHO releases list of African countries with highest cases of COVID-19

- The World Health Organisation says the African continent has 86,721 confirmed cases of coronavirus

- The organisation says more than 33,000 people have recovered while 2,787 patients succumbed to the deadly disease

- In the list that was recently released by the organisation, South Africa has 16,433 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 286 deaths

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The World Health Organisation has released another list of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Africa, and South Africa is still topping the list as the country with the highest cases of the deadly disease.

Africa has 86,721 confirmed cases of the deadly disease and 2,721 patients succumbed to it while more than 33,000 people recovered.

South Africa has 16,433 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 286 deaths, while Algeria has 7201 confirmed cases of the deadly disease with 555 deaths.

Nigeria is still number three on the list with 6,175 confirmed cases and 191 deaths. Ghana is trailing Nigeria with 5,735 confirmed cases and 29 deaths.

Number 5 on the list is Cameroon, which has 3,529 confirmed cases with 140 deaths.

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In other news, the COVID-19 pandemic has made physical interaction reduce tremendously and things like hugs and kisses have become a myth for many families.

While those are some of the best ways for people to communicate without necessarily talking, avoiding them has been dubbed as a safety measure.

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A 10-year-old girl from California, the US who was tired of not seeing or being close to her grandparents came up with a smart way to shower them with her embraces.

The little girl called Paige had missed her grandpa and grandma and the best way she could think of being in their arms again was by coming up with something known as the hug curtain.

Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh previously reported that some Ghanaian COVID-19 patients in intensive care units had revealed how they doubted the reality of the novel coronavirus outbreak in Ghana until they got infected.

This was made public by Desmond Oppong, a gentleman who also tested positive for COVID-19 and had been put in isolation.

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