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COVID-19: Nigeria Overtakes Ghana,Tops list with Highest Number of Infected Person

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Nigeria now leads the West African region in coronavirus grim statistics, as it zoomed past Ghana on Saturday night.

Nigeria now leads the region with 2386 cases and 85 deaths.

In contrast Ghana has 2,169 cases and 18 deaths.

Nigeria’s neighbour Cameroon is the third most-hit by the virus in the region with 2,088 cases.

However, it is second to Nigeria in fatalities with 64 dead.

How other West African Nations stand:

Guinea: 1,586
Ivory Coast: 1,362
Senegal: 1,115
Niger: 736
Burkina Faso: 652
Mali: 544
Equatorial Guinea: 315
Sierra Leone: 155
Liberia: 154
Cape Verde: 152
Togo: 123
Chad: 117
Benin: 90
Gambia: 17
Mauritania: 8

Fatalities:

Guinea: 7
Ivory Coast: 15
Senegal: 9
Niger: 35
Burkina Faso: 44
Mali: 26
Equatorial Guinea: 1
Sierra Leone: 8
Liberia:18
Cape Verde: 2
Togo: 9
Chad: 10
Benin: 2
Gambia: 1
Mauritania: 1

In terms of recoveries, Niger and Burkina Faso are the clear leaders.

Out of Burkina Faso’s 652 cases, 535 survived.

Niger also reported 507 recoveries out of 736 cases.

Togo and Cameroon have also logged impressive rate of survival.

While 66 patients of the virus recovered out of Togo’s 123 cases, in Cameroon 953 recovered out of 2,088 cases.

In contrast, Nigeria and Ghana, the leaders have poor recovery rates.

Out of Nigeria’s 2,386 confirmed cases, 385 have been cleared so far.

In Ghana, 229 have recovered out of the 2,169 cases reported.

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