PRO/AH/EDR> COVID-19 update (338): Europe ex Africa, China, Viet Nam, WHO, global

COVID-19 — China
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread, all African countries have recorded infections and there are now more than 750 000 confirmed cases across the continent. Despite a range of prevention and containment measures against the pandemic, the number of reported new cases is increasing in countries like Algeria, South Africa, Egypt, Nigeria and Ghana. Because of limited availability of supplies and local capacity (similar to the situation in many high-income countries when the pandemic