Covid Cases News LIVE Updates: WHO calls for caution as COVID-19 restrictions are eased in Africa - The Economic Times

A World Health Organisation (WHO) regional office has urged for caution and consideration of the risks involved, with multiple African countries lifting their Covid-19 health restrictions. With new Covid-19 cases significantly dropping, many African countries are increasingly curtailing Covid-19 surveillance and quarantine measures. While the need to reopen economies and resume social life is important, countries need to be cautious and take into consideration the possible risks, said Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa, on Thursday at an online press conference. With the evolution of the pandemic, countries in the region have moved towards prioritised contact tracing, where only contacts at high risk of infection or falling severely ill are followed, Xinhua news agency reported.

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