Africa’s COVID-19 Cases Pass 7.72 Million: Africa CDC

ADDIS ABABA – The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 7,721,121, as of yesterday afternoon, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), said.

Africa CDC, the specialised healthcare agency of the African Union, said, the death toll from the pandemic across the continent stands at 194,160, and 6,854,726 patients across the continent have recovered from the disease, so far.

South Africa, Morocco, Tunisia and Ethiopia are among the countries with the most cases in the continent, according to the agency.

South Africa has recorded the most COVID-19 cases in Africa, with 2,757,191 cases, while the northern African country of Morocco reported 849,532, as of yesterday afternoon.

In terms of the caseload, southern Africa is the most affected region, followed by the northern and eastern parts of the continent, while central Africa is the least affected region in the continent, according to the Africa CDC.