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Monitoring corona virus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak in Africa

MOJ Applied Bionics and Biomechanics
Braimah Joseph Odunayo, Edike Nnamdi, Elakhe Sarah Oluwatosin

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This study is a monitoring analysis of COVID-19 in Africa. The data used for the study is sourced from the Africa Centre for disease Control (Africa CDC) as t 10:00PM on the 24th of April, 2020 which comprises number of Africa countries with laboratory confirmed cases, number of death and number of discharged/recovered cases. The quality pandemic monitoring/control tools used in this study is fish-bone diagram, Pareto analysis, control chart, bar chart and pie chart. The fish bone diagram depicts the likely symptoms to check out for in a patent infected by COVID-19; the Pareto analysis shows that 14 countries to the left of this line (South Africa, Egypt, Morocco, Algeria, Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Tunisia, Nigeria, Guinea, Niger and Burkina Faso) constitute 80% of all the infected countries; the trend analysis shows that the spread of the pandemic is still on an increase rate; and lastly, from the performance assessment, it is seen that the pandemic is still under control from the pie chart while the death rate is already out of control.


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