Covid-19: Africa Records 5,017 New Cases
Africa has recorded 5,017 new confirmed cases of the novel Covid-19.
This has pushed the number of positive cases to 135,292 as at May 30.
This update was contained in the latest tweet by the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (AfricaCDC).
The Continent has also recorded additional 1,520 recoveries from the infection increasing the count to 56,416, says the AfricaCDC.
However, the Covid-19 death toll has risen by 122, bringing the total to 3,922.
“#COVID19 update in Africa (As of 30 May 2020, 9 am East Africa Time)
54 African Union Member States reporting 135,292 cases, 3,922 deaths, and 56,416 recoveries, ” the AfrivaCDC tweeted.