Continent Nears 8.5 Million Confirmed Cases of Covid-19

As of October 28, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached  8,482,418 while over 114,086,034 vaccinations have been administered across the continent.

Reported deaths in Africa reached 217,588 and 7,837,454 people have recovered. South Africa has the most reported cases 2,920,581 and 89,049 people died. Other most-affected countries are Morocco (945,201), Tunisia (712,139), Ethiopia (363,712), Libya (355,490), Egypt (327,286) and Kenya (252,938).

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.

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