Coronavirus: Africa faces a second wave

DW News (12/23/2020)
  • Africa has recorded over 2.5 million coronavirus cases and about 59,770 deaths.
  • The second wave of the pandemic has reached Africa, as new infections in various countries are increasing.
  • People are abandoning coronavirus precautions, causing one of Africa’s special health advisers to be concerned.
  • Africa is advised to focus on supporting remote learning and working, as previous lockdowns increased poverty and unemployment.
  • Africa has insufficient coronavirus testing and vaccines may be far off, but it has learned many lessons from the first wave.