Africa CDC [to 7 Mar 2020]
Outbreak: Update on the ongoing Novel Coronavirus Global Epidemic (Issue 7, 3 March 2020)
…To date, 30 countries in Africa have reported persons under investigation (PUI) for COVID-19: Algeria, Angola, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, DRC, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Senegal, Seychelles, South Sudan, Sudan, Tunisia, Uganda, Zimbabwe.
The only countries reporting PUIs with a positive test for SARS-CoV-2 over the last week were: Algeria (3), Egypt (1), Morocco (1), Nigeria (1), Senegal (1), and Tunisia (1)…
Africa CDC has been in contact with all affected countries and is mobilizing laboratory, surveillance, and other response support where requested…