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Africa Records 297,112 Corona-virus Cases ; 7,919 Deaths; 142,622 Recoveries


There are now more than over 290,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus across the African continent, with a number of African countries imposing a range of prevention and containment measures against the spread of the pandemic.


According to the latest data by the John Hopkins University and Africa Center for Disease Control on COVID-19 in Africa, the breakdown remains fluid as countries confirm cases as and when. As of May 13, every African country had recorded an infection, the last being Lesotho.


We shall keep updating this list largely sourced from the John Hopkins University tallies, Africa CDC and from official government data.


Major African stats: June 21


Confirmed cases = 297,112


Active cases = 146,571


Recoveries = 142,622


Number of deaths = 7,919


Countries in alphabetical order


Algeria – 11,631


Angola – 176


Benin – 650


Botswana – 89


Burkina Faso – 901


Burundi – 104


Cameroon – 11,610


Cape Verde – 863


Central African Republic – 2,686


Chad – 858


Comoros – 247


Congo-Brazzaville – 883


DR Congo – 5,672


Djibouti – 4,565


Egypt – 53,758


Equatorial Guinea – 1,664


Eritrea – 143


Eswatini – 627


Ethiopia – 4,469


Gabon – 4,428


(The) Gambia – 37


Ghana – 13,717


Guinea – 4,960


Guinea-Bissau – 1,541


Ivory Coast – 7,276


Kenya – 4,478


Lesotho – 4


Liberia – 601


Libya – 544


Madagascar – 1,503


Malawi – 620


Mali – 1,933


Mauritania – 2,813


Mauritius – 337


Morocco – 9,839


Mozambique – 688


Namibia – 46


Niger – 1,035


Nigeria- 19,808


Rwanda – 702


Sao Tome and Principe – 698


Senegal – 5,783


Seychelles – 11


Sierra Leone – 1,309


Somalia – 2,755


South Africa – 92,681


South Sudan – 1,882


Sudan – 8,580


Tanzania – 509


Togo – 561


Tunisia – 1,156


Uganda – 763


Zambia – 1,430


Zimbabwe – 479

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