Since the start of the outbreak the World Health Organization (WHO) has been supporting African governments with early detection by providing thousands of COVID-19 testing kits to countries, training dozens of health workers and strengthening surveillance in communities. Forty-seven countries in the WHO African region can now test for COVID-19. At the start of the outbreak only two could do so. WHO COVID-19 Strategic Preparedness and Response Status

WHO Situation Reports

WHO AFRO Situation Reports 

09 October 2020, Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) Weekly Operational Update

06 October 2020, Africa CDC Outbreak Brief Number 38: COVID-19 Pandemic

07 OCtober 2020, Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) WHO Afro Update – 32

Official Country Websites for COVID-19

CountryCOVID-19 Website
South Africa
South Africa – National Institute for Communicable Diseases

Updated 12 October 2020