DR Congo warns of 'catastrophe' as Delta variant spreads

DRC Covid-19

Health workers perform a Covid-19 test at a private residence in Goma, DRC. President FĂ©lix Tshisekedi on June 13, 2021 said there has been an exponential upsurge of the Covid-19 pandemic in the country.

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The head of DR Congo's fight against Covid-19 warned Thursday of "catastrophe" if the Delta variant keeps rapidly spreading in the country, saying hospitals were already overwhelmed and morgues overflowing.

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