Coronavirus statistics in 52 African countries: 12,960+ cases, 695 deaths, 2,147 recoveries

More than 12,900 confirmed cases of coronavirus have been reported across the African continent, with a number of African countries imposing a range of prevention and containment measures against the spread of the pandemic.

According to the latest data by the John Hopkins University and Africa Center for Disease Control on COVID-19 in Africa, the breakdown remains fluid as countries confirm cases as and when. The whole of Africa has rising cases with only two countries holding out as of April 11.

 

The classifications are based on where the countries are located especially in the case of countries that belong to two different blocs, like Tanzania in East Africa, despite belonging to EAC and SADC.

Major stats as at April 11

  • Confirmed cases = 12,966
  • Number of deaths = 695
  • Recoveries = 2,147
  • Infected countries = 52
  • Virus-free countries = 2 (Lesotho, Comoros)

Countries & Total reported cases

  • Algeria – 1,761
  • Angola – 19
  • Benin – 35
  • Botswana – 13
  • Burkina Faso – 448
  • Burundi – 3
  • Cameroon – 820
  • Cape Verde – 7
  • Central African Republic – 8
  • Chad – 11
  • Comoros – 0
  • Congo-Brazzaville – 60
  • DR Congo – 223
  • Djibouti – 150
  • Egypt – 1,794
  • Equatorial Guinea – 18
  • Eritrea – 34
  • Eswatini – 12
  • Ethiopia – 65
  • Gabon – 44
  • (The) Gambia – 4
  • Ghana – 378
  • Guinea – 212
  • Guinea-Bissau – 36
  • Ivory Coast – 480
  • Kenya – 189
  • Lesotho – 0
  • Liberia – 37
  • Libya – 24
  • Madagascar – 93
  • Malawi – 9
  • Mali – 87
  • Mauritania – 7
  • Mauritius – 318
  • Morocco – 1,448
  • Mozambique – 20
  • Namibia – 16
  • Niger – 438
  • Nigeria- 305
  • Rwanda – 118
  • Sao Tome and Principe – 4
  • Senegal – 265
  • Seychelles – 11
  • Sierra Leone – 8
  • Somalia – 21
  • South Africa – 2,003
  • South Sudan – 4
  • Sudan – 17
  • Tanzania – 32
  • Togo – 76
  • Tunisia – 671
  • Uganda – 53
  • Zambia – 40
  • Zimbabwe – 13

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