Disease

COVID-19

The countries with the 10 greatest number of Covid-19 cases:

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Malaria – Chad

According to data from the National Committee for Epidemic Control (CTNLE), out of the 943,040 malaria tests conducted between 1 January and 13 September 2020, a total of 571,258 cases were confirmed (60.5 percent), with 1,280 deaths across the country.

Ebola – DR Congo

A new case of Ebola virus disease (EVD) was confirmed in the 11th outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on September 28 in the health zone of Makanza. This brings the EVD outbreak total to 125 (119 confirmed and 6 probable cases). The death toll remains at 50 (44 confirmed).

Monkeypox – DR Congo

From 1 January through 13 September 2020, a total of 4,594 suspected cases of monkeypox, including 171 deaths (case fatality ratio 3.7%), have been reported in 127 health zones from 17 out of 26 provinces in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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