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The Latest: Africa sees average 8% rise in new virus cases

NAIROBI, Kenya — Africa’s top public health official says the continent has seen an average 8% rise in new coronavirus cases over the past month as infections creep up again in parts of the continent of 1.3 billion people.
John Nkengasong says “we expected it to happen” and warns that when the virus comes back for a second wave, “it seems to come back with a lot of full force.”
The African continent is approaching 2 million confirmed cases, with just over 1.9 million now including more than 45,000 deaths.
Nkengasong says that “we are at a critical point in the response” and …read more

Source:: National Newswatch