Africa’s COVID-19 Cases Surpass 10.06 Million: Africa CDC

ADDIS ABABA – The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 10,065,082 as of last night, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), said.

The specialised healthcare agency of the African Union (AU) said, the death toll across the continent stands at 231,437, and that 8,946,039 patients have recovered from the disease so far.

South Africa, Morocco, Tunisia, Ethiopia and Libya are among the countries with the most cases on the continent, said the Africa CDC.

South Africa recorded the most COVID-19 cases in Africa with 3,521,572 cases, followed by Morocco at 997,121 and Tunisia at 741,295.

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.

According to the Africa CDC, African countries have acquired 547 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines, so far. About 9.6 percent of Africa’s population have been fully vaccinated.


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