WHO has ranked Nigeria 10th as COVID-19 cases increases in Africa.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has disclosed that there have been more than 12.3 million confirmed cases of Coronavirus infections in Africa since the pandemic breakout in 2020. In addition, there have been 256,900 deaths as a direct result of these diseases. The most recent number was shared by the WHO African Region on its official Twitter account on Monday, along with further information indicating that the continent had recorded more than 11 million recoveries as of the 30th of October.
However, the WHO African COVID-19 dashboard reveals that South Africa, with 4,027,744 cases and 102,311 deaths, stands as the African nation with the largest number of infections and deaths. According to the number of infections, South Africa is followed by Morocco, Tunisia, and Egypt, but Tunisia and Egypt have more deaths reported than Morocco. The statistics indicate that Egypt had 515,401 infections and 24,798 deaths, Tunisia had 1,146,152 infections and 29,257 deaths, and Morocco had 1,265,572 infections and 16,281 deaths.
Nigeria has so far recorded 266,138 Covid-19 cases.
Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country, has so far recorded 266,138 cases, placing it 10th on the continent according to WHO statistics. Other countries in Africa besides South Africa, Morocco, Tunisia, and Egypt that have more infections than Nigeria include Libya, with 507,034 cases; Ethiopia, with 493,912 cases; Burundi, with 493,912 cases; Kenya, with 339,078 cases; and Zambia, with 333,669 cases.
Meanwhile, based on the total number of 3,155 fatalities which have been registered up to this point in Nigeria, it is now ranked 14th on the African continent in terms of the rates of death. However, the country too has been battling with cases of infection, which is also alarming. The information was derived from the World Health Organization’s (WHO) dashboard as well as the most recent report released on Sunday by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC).
626,337,158 confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been recorded globally.
As of the 28th of October 2022, there have been a total number of 626,337,158 confirmed cases of COVID-19 that have been reported to WHO from throughout the world. However, this number includes 6,566,610 deaths cases. At the same time, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported on its official dashboard that a total of 12,830,378,906 doses of vaccination had been administered over the world as of the 26th of October in 2022.
The COVID-19 emergency committee of the WHO recently convened in October and came to the conclusion that the pandemic continues to be a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC), as it was when it was first proclaimed in January 2020. The recommendation of the committee was also endorsed by the Director-General of the WHO, Tedros Ghebreyesus, on the 19th of October at the headquarters of the UN health organisation in Geneva. He stated the committee emphasized the need to increase monitoring and extend access to testing, treatments, and vaccinations for those who were most at risk
95 new cases have been reported from 13 states in Nigeria.
Moreover, the NCDC highlights revealed that there had been a total of 3,155 deaths documented in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory as a result of the disease. There has been a confirmed total of 266,138 cases, with a discharge total of 259,560 cases. The 95 newly reported cases are from 13 different states: Lagos (39), the Federal Capital Territory (12), Kaduna (12), Taraba (10), Delta (8), Bayelsa (3), Nasarawa (3), Edo (2), Oyo (2), Ekiti (2), Bauchi (1), and Plateau (1).
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Nigeria been ranked 10 during covid 19 pandemic outbreak with people having the virus and the cure this is truly a good sign that we were not overwhelmed in the healyh system and all laid down health procedures were duly followed.
We are lucky not to have a substantial increase in our COVID-19 cases unlike some other countries. This should help us to put more funds on other important matters of our health.
Although with the laid down health measures Nigeria government continues to put in effort to mitigate the virus spread and its consequences but being ranked 10th in it region indicates that much still needs to be done.
Our country till need to do some things to eradicate covid entirely although there reduction of virus in our country but we have to keep try and eradicate it once and for all
Nigeria ranks 10th in Africa on Covid-19 cases. The way our government handle the issues of this covid-19 many people in this country do not believe that we have the cases of corona virus in Nigeria.
The committee stressed the importance of expanding access to monitoring and testing, treatments, and immunizations for those at highest risk.
There were 3,155 deaths attributed to the disease across 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory. There have been a total of 266,138 confirmed cases, with a total of 259,560 cases being released.Which is totally sad 😢
People should learn to take precautionary measures, if we follow all the rules given by the official I’m sure the number of covid cases will reduxe
Honestly it is a baffling scene that during the COVID-19 pandemic Nigeria experience low rate of infection and death inspite of being the most populous country in Africa.
What shall we say as regards to the COVID-19 case in Nigeria? Shall say luck is on our side? Despite out I population Nigeria never experienced high cases of death nor infection. We thank God
The World Health Organization’s COVID-19 emergency committee met in October and agreed that the epidemic is still a global public health emergency.
its good that the committee stressed how important it was to broaden access to testing, treatments, and immunizations for individuals who were at the highest risk, as well as boost monitoring efforts.
committee stressed the necessity of increasing monitoring as well as expanding access to testing, treatments, and immunizations for individuals who were at the greatest risk.
It is really upsetting to learn that the nation as a whole has been struggling with incidences of infection, which is also very concerning.
The way COVID-19 case is been manage in Nigeria not good because lots of corruption is involved and the citizens doesn’t believe in the government.
The fact that Nigeria is rated 10th in its region suggests that a significant amount of work remains to be done, despite the fact that the Nigerian government continues to put effort into mitigating the virus transmission and its repercussions with the laid down health measures.
We need to realize that People need to grasp the importance of taking precautions; if we adhere to all of the guidelines that the officials have provided, I have no doubt that the number of covid cases will decrease.
We have been really fortunate not to see a significant rise in the number of COVID-19 cases in our country, in contrast to certain other countries. Because of this, we should be able to allocate more monies to address other critical aspects of our health.
Nigeria seem to be significantly low record of COVID cases compared to other continents. However in our niche, Africa it shows we still have work to do in enlightening people to take precautions and other necessities.
Despite the significant reduce in tension compared when the virus was first proclaimed in 2020, it seems the virus has not fully subsided. As new cases are still being reported.
Increase in monitoring and access to testing, treatments, and vaccinations for those who were most at risk.This should help us to put more concerns on importance and matters of our health.