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Covid-19 pandemic: More than 111,000 cases and 2,000 deaths in South Africa

EYE ON AFRICA
EYE ON AFRICA © FRANCE 24
By: James CREEDON Follow | Tatiana REITER

Covid-19 continues to hit South Africa worse than any other country on the continent, with more than 111,000 coronavirus cases and 2,000 deaths. Hospitals remain understaffed and medical workers are among the worst affected. Our correspondents spoke to nurses protesting for more equipment. Meanwhile, Sudan has also been battling the virus and pharmacies are reporting shortages of basic medication. Finally, the French navy has been working with naval services in West Africa to clamp down on drug trafficking and piracy. Our correspondents gained access to one ship in Ivory Coast.

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Produced by James Creedon and Tatiana Reiter 

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