COVID-19 in Central African Republic

Central African Republic // 11 August, 2020

At least 4,641 cases and 60 deaths. Status: ‘limited activity’.

See the WHO AFRO Weekly Bulletin and the Ministry of Health Twitter account.

10 August: Low numbers of cases continue to be reported. The country is now in the ‘limited activity’ category. A total of 4,641 cases have been confirmed, with almost 75% being male. Sixty deaths and over 1,720 recoveries have been reported. Health Regions 1 and 7 are the most affected, which includes the area around the capital city Bangui.

23 July: Low cases of numbers have been reported, and Central African Republic has moved out of outbreak and is now in decreasing activity.

9 July: More cases have been reported, bringing the total to exceed 4,000 cases.

2 July: At least 42 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.

11 June: Cases have been sharply increasing since mid-May. A total of 1,952 cases have been confirmed, of which around 75% are males. Five deaths and 38 recoveries are reported.

28 May: A 59% rise in case numbers has been recorded since the previous update. The first COVID-19 related-death has also been reported.

21 May: Another large jump in cases over 80 additional cases confirmed the last two days. The total cases now stand at 418, with no deaths reported. The increase is reported to be due to increased testing capacity, however the Ministry of Health states many people testing positive have not been able to be contacted for their results. At least 18 people have recovered and one healthcare worker has been reported infected. The vast majority (over 80%) of cases are in males, and 44% of cases are now locally acquired. Since the border with Cameroon shut two weeks ago, imported cases have decreased.

20 May: Cases continue to increase, bringing the total to over 300 cases.

12 May: Several cases confirmed bringing the country's total to 179. At least 36 cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours.

7 May: More cases have been reported, bringing the total to 94.

26 April: Additional cases have been reported taking the total to 41 cases.

24 March: Three more cases have been reported, bringing the total number of cases to four in Central African Republic.

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