Covid-19 update Africa: 02:00 WAT (03:00 CEST) on 16 June
According to the latest figures published by Johns Hopkins University, 8,014,554 cases have been detected worldwide, with 436,306 deaths and 3,833,358 people have recovered now.
Nigeria: 16,658 cases / 424 deaths
South Africa: 73,533 cases / 1,568 deaths
Ghana: 11,964 cases / 54 deaths
Worldwide cases top eight million
According to figures collated by Johns Hopkins University the total confirmed cases of Covid-19 worldwide are now over the eight million mark.
The US continues to have by far the most cases, with well over two million, while Brazil (nearly 900,000), Russia (over 500,000), India (over 330,000) and UK (just under 300,000) make up the five countries with the most cases.