Coronavirus in Africa exceeds 100,000 cases

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The novel coronavirus in Africa has exceeded over 10,000 on the continent.

Subsequently, coronavirus in Africa has hit 103,875.

However, numbers of African countries are 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 Africa continent has recorded over 100,000 cases.

Howbeit, the breakdown remains fluid as countries confirm cases as and when.

As of May 13, every African country had recorded an infection, the last being Lesotho.

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Major African stats: May 23 at 7:00 GMT:

  • Confirmed cases = 103,875
  • Number of deaths = 3,184
  • Recoveries = 41,576
  • Active cases = 59,115

Countries in alphabetical order

  • Algeria – 7,918
  • Angola – 60
  • Benin – 135
  • Botswana – 30
  • Burkina Faso – 814
  • Burundi – 42
  • Cameroon – 4,400
  • Cape Verde – 362
  • Central African Republic – 479
  • Chad – 611
  • Comoros – 78
  • Congo-Brazzaville – 469
  • DR Congo – 1,945
  • Djibouti – 2,270
  • Egypt – 15,786
  • Equatorial Guinea – 960
  • Eritrea – 39
  • Eswatini – 225
  • Ethiopia – 433
  • Gabon – 1,728
  • (The) Gambia – 25
  • Ghana – 6,486
  • Guinea – 3,067
  • Guinea-Bissau – 1,114
  • Ivory Coast – 2,341
  • Kenya – 1,161
  • Lesotho – 2
  • Liberia – 249
  • Libya – 72
  • Madagascar – 448
  • Malawi – 82
  • Mali – 969
  • Mauritania – 200
  • Mauritius – 332
  • Morocco – 7,332
  • Mozambique – 164
  • Namibia – 19
  • Niger – 937
  • Nigeria- 7,261
  • Rwanda – 321
  • Sao Tome and Principe – 251
  • Senegal – 2,909
  • Seychelles – 11
  • Sierra Leone – 606
  • Somalia – 1,594
  • South Africa – 20,125
  • South Sudan – 563
  • Sudan – 3,378
  • Tanzania – 509
  • Togo – 363
  • Tunisia – 1,048
  • Uganda – 175
  • Zambia – 920
  • Zimbabwe – 51

 

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