The World Health Organisation (WHO) has revealed that over 8,000 health workers have contracted the novel Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Africa.
The global health agency made the announcement in a tweet shared on its official Twitter handle.
“More than 8,000 health workers have been infected with #COVID19 in the Region.
“This is why infection prevention & control #IPC awareness is vital for all. @WHO & partners have trained 50,000+ health workers to protect themselves & patients, & aims to reach over 200,000 in 2020”.