Togo has recorded its first case of the coronavirus (COVID-19). According to the Togolese government, the patient is a 42-year-old female who is a resident in Lomé, the capital of Togo. The woman prior to confirmation had travelled to countries including Benin, Germany, France and Turkey between February and March.
The patient has since been quarantined and receiving treatment and in stable condition, in a statement by the Togolese government on Friday.
Currently, about 9 countries in Africa have confirmed cases including Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, Nigeria, South Africa, Senegal, Cameroon and Togo.[appbox googleplay screenshots com.nursinginghana.licensurequizgame]
Globally there have been about 105,427 confirmed cases with about 3,583 deaths as of 7th March 2020. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) was first confirmed in Wuhan, China. The death toll recording about 3100 with 80,859 confirmed cases in China alone as of 7th March 2020.[appbox googleplay screenshots com.nursinginghana.licensurequizgame]