Africa Covid-19 update: 5:00 pm Tuesday, Tuesday 14 July, Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
According to the latest figures published by Johns Hopkins University, 13,145,302 cases have been detected worldwide, with 574,615 deaths and 7,301,691 people recovered.
Ghana: 24,988 / 139 deaths
South Africa: 287,796 cases / 4,172 deaths
Nigeria: 33,153 cases / 744 deaths
The World Statistics updated
COVID-19 affects different people in different ways. Most infected people will develop mild to moderate illness and recover without hospitalization.
Most common symptoms are:
- dry cough
Less common symptoms are:
- aches and pains
- sore throat
- loss of taste or smell
- a rash on skin, or discolouration of fingers or toes