Africa's Covid-19 cases surpass 11.44 mn

Addis Ababa, May 2 (IANS) The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa reached 11,446,107 as of Sunday evening, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
 
Africa's Covid-19 cases surpass 11.44 mn

Addis Ababa, May 2 (IANS) The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa reached 11,446,107 as of Sunday evening, the Africa Centers 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 252,157 and that 10,803,991 patients have recovered from the disease so far, Xinhua news agency reported.

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

South Africa has recorded the highest Covid-19 cases in Africa with 3,791,925 cases, followed by Morocco with 1,164,953 cases as of Sunday evening.

In terms of the caseloads, 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, according to the Africa CDC.

--IANS

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