8,000 health workers have been infected with COVID-19 in Africa — WHO
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that over 8,000 health workers have been infected with novel Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Africa.
The international health agency made the announcement in a tweet shared on its official Twitter handle.
More than 8,000 health workers have been infected with #COVID19 in the Region. This is why infection prevention & control #IPC awareness is vital for all. @WHO & partners have trained 50,000+ health workers to protect themselves & patients, & aims to reach over 200,000 in 2020.
Over 609,000 confirmed #COVID19 cases on the African continent – with more than 305,000 recoveries & 13,000 deaths. View country figures & more with the WHO African Region COVID-19 Dashboard: https://t.co/V0fkK8dYTg pic.twitter.com/keE7Ha3KXT
— WHO African Region (@WHOAFRO) July 14, 2020