Africa’s COVID-19 cases pass 11.17m – Africa CDC
THE Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 11,175,257 as of Saturday evening. The Africa CDC, the specialised healthcare agency of the African Union, said the death toll from the pandemic across the continent stands at 248,492.
It said that 10,379,484 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 on the continent, the agency noted.
In terms of the caseload, southern Africa is the most affected region, followed by the northern and eastern parts of the continent; central Africa is the least affected region on the continent, according to the Africa CDC.