FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Coronavirus pandemic: Delta variant cases reported in DR Congo” – below is their description.
The highly-contagious #Delta variant is causing a surge in new #Covid-19 cases even in countries with high vaccination rates. The variant has been reported in 14 African countries, accounting for most new cases in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda. FRANCE 24’s Clément Bonnerot reports from Kinshasa. #DRCongoFRANCE 24 English YouTube Channel
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In This Story: Democratic Republic of Congo
The Democratic Republic of the Congo, also known as Congo-Kinshasa, DR Congo, the DROC, or simply either Congo or the Congo, and historically Zaire, is a country in Central Africa. The capital is Kinshasa.
With a population of over 101 million, the Democratic Republic of the Congo is the most-populous officially Francophone country in the world.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo is extremely rich in natural resources but has suffered from political instability. As of 2018, around 600,000 Congolese have fled to neighbouring countries from conflicts in the centre and east of the DRC. Two million children risk starvation, and the fighting has displaced 4.5 million people.
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