Africa's second wave could be associated with emergence of new variants: Africa CDC

Covid checks at Pretoria school

A teacher measures the temperature of a pupil before school starts at the CR Swart High School in Pretoria, South Africa, on June 8, 2020.

Photo credit: Christian Kotze | AFP

What you need to know:

  • At least 40 countries have experienced a second wave of the pandemic as of January 27, including all countries in the Southern Africa region, the Africa CDC said.
  • According to the latest figures from the Africa CDC, the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases on the African continent stood at 3,534,360 as of Saturday morning.

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