Equatorial Guinea registered 57 positive cases of covid-19 in the last 24 hours, bringing the country’s total to 960, 11 deaths.
Meanwhile the Indian Ocean nation has confirmed 405 COVID-19 cases, with two deaths, according to data compiled by the WHO Africa Region.
Over 99,400 confirmed #COVID19 cases on the African continent – with more than 39,000 recoveries & 3,078 deaths. View country figures & more with the WHO African Region COVID-19 Dashboard: https://t.co/V0fkK8dYTg pic.twitter.com/46DZhvIegy
— WHO African Region (@WHOAFRO) May 22, 2020
WHO has issued guidance to countries, which is regularly updated to take into account the evolving situation. The guidelines include measures such as quarantine, repatriations of citizens and preparedness at workplaces. The Organization is also working with a network of experts to coordinate regional surveillance efforts, epidemiology, modelling, diagnostics, clinical care and treatment, and other ways to identify, manage the disease and limit widespread transmission.