South Africa leads as Africas COVID-19 cases hit 4 million


The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa is 4,025,390 and the death toll from the pandemic stands at 107,523

The Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) confirmed the development and informed that nine African countries reported more than 100,000 confirmed Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases.

It stated that South Africa has so far reported more than 500,000 confirmed cases, at 1,528,414.

Eight African countries have reported between 100,001 cases and 500,000 cases: Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Libya, Algeria, and Kenya.

The agency said 23 countries had reported between 10,001 cases and 100,000 cases, while 22 other AU members have reported fewer than 10,000 cases.

According to the Africa CDC, Southern Africa is the most affected region in terms of confirmed cases, followed by northern Africa and eastern African regions.

Central Africa is the least affected African region in terms of confirmed COVID-19 cases.

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