Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Expresses Worry For Africa Over Increase Cases of Coronavirus

Nigeria’s former Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has expressed worry over increased cases of coronavirus recorded across Africa in the last few days.


In a tweet she shared, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala stated that Africa’s window for containing the virus is narrowing.


She also expressed dismay over people congregating in mosques and churches in spite of over 4,106 coronavirus cases and 124 deaths recorded in 46 countries across the continent.

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Okonjo-Iweala tweeted;


#COVID19 Africa’s window for containment is narrowing! As of March 28, there are 4,106 cases in 46 countries with 124 deaths. Still too many reports and videos of people gathering in churches, mosques and markets. Spread the word! Don’t congregate. Save lives!


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