In Kenya, the heavily armed police make sure the markets are closed. The streets of Kigali, the capital of deserted Rwanda, a confined country, while South Africa is also preparing for it from Thursday March 26, midnight, causing a wind of panic in front of the supermarkets. With a few weeks lag over the rest of the world, Africa has come up with the coronavirus era. A delay which is explained by the relative isolation of the continent.
“Air transport is not as developed between China and the United States and between Africa and China. This is why Africa has been less affected“analyzes the epidemiologist at the IRD, Cheikh Sokhna. But the virus has finally arrived, and is progressing: 43 African countries are now affected. A progression which makes us fear the worst.
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