Africa records near 2000 cases

As at 12:31 PM, Tuesday, there is a total of 1998 confirmed cases, 62 deaths, and 132 recoveries in Africa, according to Worldometer. A total of 43 countries in the continent now have confirmed cases of Covid-19. South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday announced a national lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic. The lockdown is expected to last for three weeks. While addressing the nation, Mr Ramaphosa said the government “has decided to enforce a national lockdown for 21 days with effect from midnight on Thursday the 26th of March…

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