The World Health Organization says Africa is worse than this.
The delta variant is spreading across the continent, where very few have been vaccinated. In 16 countries, the infection is on the rise, he writes CNBC.
In hospitals in South Africa, doctors are warning of a third wave in the country.
To CNN A hospital doctor in Johannesburg says patients are being rejected for lack of beds.
At an hospital in the city, even an ambulance with Govt-19 patients is rejected, the TV channel writes.
– A doctor says the third wave is too destructive, too high, and wants to remain anonymous for fear of retaliation from the authorities.
– Die while waiting for help
On June 28, South Africa re-introduced a closure as a result of an increase in infection.
He writes that it is especially contagious in the Johannesburg area BBC.
In the country, the number of deaths has increased by almost 40 percent in the last month.
– Patients die while waiting for help. A hospital doctor in Johannesburg told CNN that we have very limited resources to handle the number of patients.
The continent where some have been vaccinated is Africa. Only 2 percent are vaccinated. This means protecting some people from serious illness and death.
– Africa had its worst epidemic. The World Health Organization (WHO)’s regional director, Maxidizo Moiti, said on Thursday that as the fast-growing third wave continues to gain momentum and new ground, we are not in a bad position.
In the past week, the number of hospital admissions on the continent has increased by 40 percent, CNBC writes.
– The alarm bells should sound
The worst-affected areas are Uganda, Congo, Namibia, Zambia, Rwanda and Tunisia, according to the African Epidemiology Agency.
– The alarm bells should sound. Tom Kenyon, director of health for the Hope program and former director of the US Centers for Disease Control, says this should be a cause for concern, given the atrocities we have witnessed in India.
In August, Africa is expected to receive millions of vaccines, but that is not enough, Kenyan says.
WHO urges countries to be prepared to receive vaccines