Confirmed coronavirus cases in Africa: 40,848
Recovered: 13,391; Confirmed coronavirus deaths: 1,693
Last updated: 2 May 10:05 GMT. Source: WHO; Johns Hopkins; nCoV.
See all of our COVID-19 coverage here. A selection of highlights:
One size fits all? Why lockdowns might not be Africa’s best bet.
Of protests and polls: Malawi’s very political pandemic
Dictators love lockdowns
Lockdowns’ effects are political. Restrictions on the poor always are.
COVID-19: An open letter from African intellectuals to Africa’s leaders
The pandemic will affect the mental health of all these groups
Sweeping powers and a transition on ice: Pandemic politics in Ethiopia
South Africa’s xenophobic agenda is impeding its coronavirus response
How girls’ education and safety will be harmed by the covid response
Tanzania: It’s time for a lockdown, debt relief and much more urgency
Africa’s corona response rests on two things: markets and money transfers
Writing about “that kind of country” in a time of coronavirus
The other COVID-19 pandemic: Fake news
How will COVID-19 affect Africa’s food systems?
Fragility, Resilience and Inequality in Zimbabwe
The COVID-19 recession is going to hurt.