Global COVID-19 cases surpass 40 million mark

Global COVID-19 cases surpass 40 million mark

The global COVID-19 cases have now surpassed the 40 million mark and more than one million people have died of the virus.
Of these, 1,6 million cases are in Africa, with 40 000 people so far having died on the continent.
This was revealed at a weekly media briefing of the Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.