Covid cases confirmed in Africa exceed 4.4 million, the death toll to 117,378

The number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Africa reached 4,408,245 on Saturday, the African Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.

Africa CDC, the specialized health agency of the African Union (AU), said the death toll from the pandemic was 117,378, while 3,951,191 patients across the continent have recovered from the disease, according to reports from the pandemic. ‘Xinhua news agency.

South Africa, Morocco, Tunisia, Ethiopia and Egypt are among the African countries with the highest number of cases on the continent, according to the Africa CDC.

In terms of number of cases, Southern Africa is the most affected region, followed by the North and East African regions, while Central Africa is the least affected region on the continent, according to the African health agency.

South Africa has recorded 1,564,355 cases of Covid-19, the highest number among African countries.

Morocco had recorded 504,847 cases of Covid-19 as of Saturday, becoming only the second African country to cross the threshold of 500,000 Covid-19 infections. Tunisia ranked third on the continent with 281,777 Covid-19 infections.


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