World: Africa faces steepest COVID-19 surge yet, warns WHO

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Africa, Uganda, World, Zambia
Source: World Health Organization

As of 20 June — day 48 into the new wave — Africa had 474,000 new cases — up 21% against the first 48 days of the second wave. At this rate, the surge is set to surpass the previous one by early July.