ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia 

The total number of coronavirus cases in Africa rose to 12,492, the African Centers for Disease Prevention and Control said on Friday.

The latest surveillance update said 649 deaths had been reported so far in the continent, while the number of recovers stood at 1,964.

South Africa, Egypt, Algeria, Morocco, Cameroon, Senegal, Ivory Coast have been listed as the worst-hit countries in Africa.

Meanwhile, the African Union in a communique issued on Friday appealed governments to adhere to international law and the respect of the rights and humane dignity of migrants when adopting and implementing measures to

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