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Lesotho, Comoros, South Sudan and São Tomé and Príncipe are the remaining African countries yet to record a single case of coronavirus.

50 African countries as at April 3, 2020 had recorded cases of coronavirus totalling over 7,000.

So far 284 deaths have been recorded with 561 recoveries across the region.

Malawi was among the countries without a case but has now reported its first three confirmed cases of coronavirus.

President Peter Mutharika made the announcement in an address to the nation on Thursday.

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The three cases were in the capital, Lilongwe. The first patient is a 61-year-old woman who recently travelled to India.

Two of her contacts, her domestic worker and a relative, also tested positive.

South Africa still has the highest number of cases as a single country with tally now hitting 1,462.

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But north Africa as a region still has the highest cases with 3,030 patients.

The region also has highest number of deaths at 200 as highest number of recoveries also at 314.

Globally over 1 million people have been infected by the coronavirus with deaths hitting over 50,000.

 

 

Source: Africafeeds.com

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