COVID-19 pandemic in the Central African Republic
viral pandemic in the Central African Republic
The COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed to have reached the Central African Republic in March 2020.
|COVID-19 pandemic in the Central African Republic|
|Location||Central African Republic|
|First outbreak||Wuhan, China|
|Arrival date||14 March 2020|
(3 years, 2 months and 2 days)
|Confirmed cases||143 (as of 9 May)|
|Recovered||10 (as of 9 May)|
|0 (as of 9 May)|
As of 9 April 2020, there were only three ventilators in the entire country.
The country's first case was announced on 14 March, with the patient being identified as a 74-year-old Italian man who returned to the Central African Republic from Milan, Italy.
- ↑ Centrafrique, O. M. S. (2020-05-09). "Le @MSPCentrafrique annonce 49 nouveaux cas de #COVID19 en #RCA ce qui amène à un total de 143 cas confirmés". @OMSCentrafrique (in French). Retrieved 2020-05-14.
- ↑ Smith, Emma (9 April 2020). "These countries have only a handful of ventilators". Devex.
- ↑ "Central African Republic confirms first coronavirus case -WHO". Reuters. 15 March 2020. Archived from the original on 15 March 2020. Retrieved 15 March 2020.