The Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) has placed the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the African continent at 2,215,216.
Africa CDC said this in a statement released on Friday.
The Africa CDC said a total of 1,892,013 people infected with COVID-19 have recovered across the continent. The Africa CDC also added that the death toll from the COVID-19 pandemic stood at 52,824.
Africa CDC listed the most affected African countries with high positive cases as South Africa, Morocco, Egypt, and Ethiopia.
It also said the Southern Africa region is the most affected region both in terms of the number of confirmed positive COVID-19 cases and the number of deaths.
” The northern Africa region is the second most affected African region while South Africa currently has a total of 800,872 cases.”
” The country also has the highest number of deaths related to COVID-19, at 21,803.”
” Morocco has 368,624 confirmed cases and 6,063 deaths, followed by Egypt with 117,156 confirmed cases and 6,713 deaths,” Africa CDC said.