Provision of Quality and Inclusive Education in Sub-Sahara Africa in the Phase of Covid-19.

The first case in sub Saharan Africa was confirmed in Nigeria on 28th February 2020. Following the rapid increase in the number of cases outside China, WHO characterized COVID 19 as a pandemic on 11th March 2019. In his statement, Dr. Hans Henri P. Kluge, WHO regional director for Europe, stated that the number of cases and the number of deaths would continue to rise rapidly and that there was need to escalate response and take actions that would help delay the pandemic while giving health care systems time to prepare and assimilate the impact. He further stated that WHO considers that social distancing and quarantine measures need to be implemented in a timely and thorough manner.

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