Africa: Covid-19 Death Toll Exceeds 118,000 Across Continent

Cape Town — As of April 20, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 4,440,393 while over 9,263,298 vaccinations have been administered across the continent.

Reported deaths in Africa reached 118,197 and 3,953,994 people have recovered. South Africa has the most reported cases – 1,567,513 – and 53,757 people died. Other most-affected countries are Morocco (  505,949), Tunisia ( 287,061), Ethiopia ( 243,631), Egypt ( 217,186), Libya (172,464) and Nigeria (164,303).

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.

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