CORONAVIRUS: Nigeria Toppled the list of countries with highest confirmed cases in West Africa.

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Nigeria has the highest number of coronavirus cases and deaths in West Africa.
With 2, 388 confirmed infections and 85 fatalities , Nigeria also has the third -highest number of confirmed cases in Africa .
South Africa has the highest number of COVID – 19 cases in Africa with 6 ,336 infections while Algeria has the second -highest cases with 4 ,295 infections.
According to data released by the World Health Organisation , as of 11 am on Sunday , no fewer than 11 ,503 confirmed COVID – 19 cases , 280 deaths , and 3 , 480 recoveries have been recorded in West Africa .
Ghana has the second -highest number of COVID -19 infections with 2 ,169 cases , 18 deaths, and 229 recoveries .

With 1 ,586 confirmed COVID -19 cases , seven deaths and 405 recoveries , Guinea has the third – highest number of infections in West Africa .
A further breakdown of the data showed that Benin has recorded a total of 90 COVID -19 cases , two deaths, and 42 recoveries .
In Burkina Faso, 652 cases , 44 deaths , and 535 recoveries have been reported.
Cape Verde also recorded 152 confirmed COVID -19 cases , Ivory Coast , 1 ,362 ; Senegal, 1 ,115 ; Gambia , 17 ; Guinea -Bissau, 260 ; Liberia , 154 ; Mali , 544 ; Niger , 736 ; Sierra Leone , 155 ; and Togo , 123 .
On death , Cape Verde has recorded two fatalities , Ivory Coast, 15 ; Senegal , nine; Gambia , one ; Guinea -Bissau , one ; Liberia , 18 ; Mali , 26 ; Niger , 35 ; Sierra Leone , eight; and Togo , nine.
Meanwhile, Cape Verde has recorded 18 recoveries , Ivory Coast, 622 ; Senegal, 368; Gambia , nine; Guinea -Bissau, 19 ; Liberia , 48 ; Mali , 206 ; Niger , 507 ; Sierra Leone , 21 ; and Togo , 66 .

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