Serious measures should be taken following the increase in the covid-19 cases.
New cases have been increasing for seven weeks running and rose by an average of 28% week-on-week over the past month, according to the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
There were significant increases in South Africa (39%), DR Congo (24%) and Kenya (23%).
Most countries in Africa are part of the international Covax vaccine-sharing scheme but so far, only 19 countries have used more than 80% of Covax-supplied doses.
In Tanzania the government has revealed the eruption of covid-19 following the increase in the number of covid-19 cases.