The new African coronavirus epidemic continued to spread, with a total of more than 13000 confirmed cases and 744 deaths. The epidemic is spreading to rural areas. Many countries have stepped up their efforts to fight the epidemic and taken various measures to deal with it.
Data shows that as of November 11, 25 newly diagnosed cases have been found in South Africa, 2028 in total, 25 in total; 820 in Cameroon, 12 in total; 53 in Ivory Coast, 533 in total, 4 in total; 43 in Niger, 491 in total, 11 in total; 36 in Burkina Faso, 484 in total There were 27 deaths, 30 newly diagnosed cases in Ghana, 408 in total, 8 in total.
Tandesai, director-general of the World Health Organization, said Thursday that the new coronavirus is spreading in rural areas of Africa. At present, more than 16 African countries have seen cluster cases and community-based transmission. Already overburdened health systems in African countries are expected to face serious difficulties, especially in rural areas. Who calls on African countries to take urgent measures to strengthen the existing public health and primary health care infrastructure, while calling on the G20 to accelerate its support for Africa’s epidemic.
Many countries in sub-Saharan Africa have stepped up their efforts to fight the epidemic and taken various measures to curb its spread.
The Gabonese government has decided to implement 15 days of home quarantine measures in many parts of the country from 0:00 on the 12th, which can be extended upon expiration. In addition to the departments that maintain social operation, other personnel shall stay at home as much as possible, and only food and other basic materials and medicines are allowed to be purchased every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
Guinea Bissau’s president, ambaro, announced an extension of the state of emergency until 26 April.
Senegal’s President Mahmoud Saleh said Thursday that if the people do not comply with the current epidemic prevention measures, he will announce “closure of the city.”.
Malian president Keita delivered a televised speech on the evening of the 10th, mobilizing all textile enterprises and qualified tailors to sew masks on a large scale, and ordered 20 million washable masks at the same time. The Malian government is considering whether to “seal” Bamako, the capital. Although the situation is grim, the second round of parliamentary elections scheduled for April 19 will be held as scheduled.
Rwanda’s justice minister Johnston Basinger warned Thursday that he will prosecute those who conceal new coronavirus information for crimes against the safety of people’s lives.
South Africa’s Ministry of health Monday suggested people wear masks when they go out. Due to the shortage of masks, the Ministry of Health launched a self-made guide for cloth masks.
The mayor of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, said Monday that a door-to-door screening will be carried out for Addis Ababa residents from next week, and suspected patients will be found in time. (written by: Plateau; participated by: Jing Jing, Wang Linyuan, Cao Kai, Wang Songyu, Wen Hao, Xing Jianqiao, Zheng Yangzi, Nie motherland, Wang Shoubao, Zhao Yupeng, Zhang GAIPING, Xiao Jiuyang, Xu Zheng, Zhang Yuliang)