WHO says Covid-19 deaths surged 43% week-on-week in Africa

PUBLISHED: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 10:31:14 GMT

DAKAR, July 15 (Reuters) – Africa recorded a 43% rise in COVID-19 deaths week-on-week, as cases rise, hospital admissions increase rapidly and countries face shortages of oxygen and intensive care beds, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday. (Reporting by Bate Felix; editing by John Stonestreet)

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