COVID-19 pandemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

COVID-19 pandemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
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Number of cases by Province.
  ≥ 10 000
  1 000 - 9 999
  500 - 999
  100 - 499
  10 - 99
  1 - 9
  0
DiseaseCOVID-19
Virus strainSARS-CoV-2
LocationDR Congo
First outbreakWuhan, Hubei, China
Index caseKinshasa
Arrival date10 March 2020
(11 months, 2 weeks and 2 days)
Confirmed cases25,144 (as of 22 February)[1] [2]
Active cases8,309 (as of 22 February)
Recovered16,135 (as of 22 February)
Deaths
700 (as of 22 February)
Government website
www.stopcoronavirusrdc.info
The MONUSCO Force Intervention Brigade has taken measures to boost hygiene to help slow the spread of the virus.

The COVID-19 pandemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is part of the worldwide pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The virus was confirmed to have reached the Democratic Republic of the Congo on 10 March 2020. The first few confirmed cases were all outside arrivals.[3]

  1. ^ "DR Congo Coronavirus". www.worldometers.info. Retrieved 22 February 2021.
  2. ^ "StopCoronavirus RDC". stopcoronavirusdc.info. Retrieved 22 February 2021.
  3. ^ "DRC health minister announces fourth case of coronavirus in". Daily Monitor. Retrieved 22 March 2020.

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