Covid-19 Death Toll Exceeds 101,000 Across Continent

By Jerry Chifamba

 As of February 22, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 3,829,402.

Reported deaths in Africa reached 101,336 and 3,382,176 people have recovered. South Africa has the most reported cases – 1,503,796 – and 49,053 people died. Other most-affected countries are Morocco (481,155), Tunisia (228,362), Egypt (178,151), Ethiopia (152,806), and Nigeria (152,074).

For the latest totals, see the  AllAfrica interactive map with per-country numbers. The numbers are compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University ( world map ) using statistics from the World Health Organization and other international institutions as well as national and regional public health departments.

AllAfrica interactive map with per-country numbers.

Source: allafrica.com

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