Covid-19: OMS/WHO iravuga ko ubwoko bwa Delta ari ikibazo gikomeye muri Afurika

Ishami ry’umuryango w’abibumbye ryita ku buzima (OMS/WHO) rivuga ko amoko mashya ya coronavirus akwirakwira mu buryo bwihuse ari yo arimo kwenyegeza inkubiri ya gatatu y’iki cyorezo muri Afurika.

Ubwoko bwa Covid-19 bwa Delta, bwabonetse bwa mbere mu Buhinde, bumaze kugaragara mu bihugu 16 byo muri Afurika, nkuko OMS ibivuga. Ivuga ko ikigero cy’ubwandu muri iyi nkubiri ya gatatu cyageze ku rwego rwa mbere rwo hejuru ugereranyije no mu zindi nkubiri z’ubwandu zabanje.

Dr Matshidiso Moeti ukuriye OMS muri Afurika, avuga ko umuvuduko ndetse n’ikigero iyi nkubiri ya gatatu iriho nta yindi nshuro bigeze babibona mbere. Umubare w’abanduye muri Afurika umaze ibyumweru bitandatu ukomeza kwiyongera.

Nkuko imibare ya vuba aha ibigaragaza, ubwoko bwa Delta bwabonetse muri 97% by’ibipimo byafashwe bigasangwamo Covid muri Uganda ndetse no muri 79% by’ibipimo muri Repubulika ya Demokarasi ya Congo.

Jean-Jacques Muyembe ukuriye ibikorwa byo kurwanya Covid-19 muri DR Congo, avuga ko ikigero ubwoko bwa Delta burimo gukwirakwiraho giteye impungenge. Avuga ko ibitaro mu gihugu byamaze kurengerwa ubushobozi kandi ko n’uburuhukiro bw’imirambo (morgues) na bwo bwuzuye.

Nkuko BBC ibitangaza, umubare w’abanduye n’ikigero cy’abacyenera kujya mu bitaro biri kwiyongera. OMS igereranya ko abarwayi bacyenera guhabwa umwuka wo guhumeka wa oxygen muri Afurika ubu barutaho 50% abawucyeneye ubwo byari bimeze nabi cyane mu nkubiri ya mbere mu mwaka ushize.

Muri Afurika, abaturage miliyoni 15 ni bo bamaze gukingirwa Covid-19 byuzuye, aba bangana na 1.2% by’abaturage bose bo kuri uyu mugabane.

Munyaneza Theogene / intyoza.com

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