Puzzle of Africa’s Low COVID-19 Cases

While the Coronavirus (COVID-19) started in China, its wings have spread globally with little trace of the virus left in China. The continent of Asia in which China is located, has also been hit hard. But China seems to be out of the pandemic box in escaping the wrath of the virus. While that makes one wonder what the mystery behind it is, a puzzle remains to be solved why are the African and Oceania Continents slow in catching the pandemic? Till 11th July 2020, Oceania recorded 11,010 cases while Africa had 559,432 cases.

The Power of Education and Awareness Towards the COVID-19 Crisis

‘Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world’.
Nelson Mandela

Globally, the last few weeks have been the peak of great awareness and education on COVID-19. This virus needs to be better understood from a layman’s point in order to make information easily disseminated, especially on the African continent. African countries need to provide continuous education and awareness to their populations on the need to keep social distancing, washing hands with sanitisers or soap frequently and wearing masks.

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