Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Africa exceed 1.84 million: Africa CDC


ADDIS ABABA, November 6 (Xinhua) – The number of confirmed cases on the African continent reached 1,842,463 with a death toll of 44,843 on Friday afternoon, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.

A total of 1,542,849 people infected with COVID-19 have recovered so far across the continent, according to the Continental Agency for Disease Control and Prevention.

The African countries most affected by COVID-19 in terms of the number of positive cases include South Africa, Morocco, Egypt, Ethiopia and Nigeria, data from the Africa CDC show.

The Southern African region is the region most affected by COVID-19 both in terms of the number of confirmed positive cases and in terms of the number of deaths, it was noted.

The North African region is the second most affected African region by COVID-19, according to the Africa CDC. Enditem


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