In West Africa, countries compete with the number of cases of people infected and deaths caused by the pandemic. An overview of cases of coronavirus in west Africa.
After Asia, America, and Europe, the coronavirus ended up dropping its bags in Africa, where the number of dead and infected people keeps increasing over the days. The report of covid-19 in west African countries is relatively low compare to North and southern Africa.
The list below presents the partial assessment of the countries most affected and those least affected by the coronavirus in West Africa as 7th April 2020, according to the WHO official report.
- Burkina Faso has 364 confirmed cases, 18 dead and 108 cured
- Côte d’Ivoire has 323 cases, 3 dead and 41 cured
- Ghana has 287 confirmed cases, 5 dead and 31 cured
- Niger has 253 confirmed cases, 10 dead and 26 cured
- Nigeria has 238 confirmed cases, 5 dead and 35 cured
- Senegal has 226 confirmed cases, 2 dead and 92 cured
- Guinea has 128 confirmed cases, no dead and 5 cured
- Togo has 58 confirmed cases, 3 dead and 23 cured
- Mali has 56 confirmed cases and 5 dead and 12 cured
- Guinea-Bissau has 33 confirmed cases, no dead or cured
- Benin has 26 confirmed cases, 1 dead and 5 cured
- Liberia has 14 confirmed cases, 3 dead and 3 cured
- Cape Verde has 7 confirmed cases, 1 dead and 1 cured
- Mauritania has 6 confirmed cases, 1 dead and 2 cured
- The Gambia has 4 confirmed cases, 1 dead and 2 cured
- Sierra Leone has 6 confirmed cases, no dead or cured
Overall, the assessment of Covid-19 in West Africa shows 2,029 confirmed cases, 58 dead and 386 cured, so far. The toll is increasing, and fears are rising due to the lack of adequate health equipment in various centers.
In Africa, there is 10,241 total number of cases, 8,738 Cases still under treatment, while 1,011 has been cured of the deadly virus, and 492 succumbed to the virus.