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Africa's confirmed Covid-19 cases surpass 4.29 mn

IANS | April 08, 2021 07:23 AM

ADDIS ABADA:The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa has reached 4, 291, 017, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
The Africa CDC, the specialized healthcare agency of the African Union, said on Wednesday that the death toll from the pandemic stood at 114, 344, while 3, 858, 461 patients across the continent have recovered from the disease, Xinhua news agency reported.

South Africa, Morocco, Tunisia, Ethiopia and Egypt are among the African countries with the most cases in the continent, according to the Africa CDC.

South Africa has recorded 1, 552, 853 Covid-19 cases, the most among African countries, followed by Morocco at 499, 025 and Tunisia at 263, 043 confirmed Covid-19 cases, respectively.

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