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Coronavirus in 52 African countries, 10,000+ cases, 487 deaths, 993 recoveries





There are now quite over 10,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus across the continent, with variety of African countries imposing a spread of prevention and containment measures against the spread of the pandemic.

According to the newest data by the toilet 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 entire of Africa has rising cases with only two countries holding out as of April 7.

We shall keep updating this list which is able to be put in sub-continental blocs: East, West, Central, southern and geographical area. All statistics are sourced from Africa CDC updates, from the toilet Hopkins University and from official government data.

The classifications are supported where the countries are located especially within the case of states that belong to 2 different blocs, like Tanzania in East Africa, despite belonging to EAC and SADC.

Major stats as at April 7
Confirmed cases = 10,068
Number of deaths = 487
Recoveries = 993
Infected countries = 52
Virus-free countries = 2

Countries in alphabetical order
Algeria – 1,423
Angola – 16
Benin – 26
Botswana – 6
Burkina Faso – 364
Burundi – 3
Cameroon – 658
Cape Verde – 7
Central African Republic – 8
Chad – 9
Comoros – 0
Congo-Brazzaville – 45
DR Congo – 161
Djibouti – 90
Egypt – 1,322
Equatorial Guinea – 16
Eritrea – 31
Eswatini – 10
Ethiopia – 44
Gabon – 24
(The) Gambia – 4
Ghana – 287
Guinea – 128
Guinea-Bissau – 18
Ivory Coast – 323
Kenya – 158
Liberia – 14
Libya – 19
Madagascar – 82
Malawi – 5
Mali – 47
Mauritania – 6
Mauritius – 244
Morocco – 1,120
Mozambique – 10
Namibia – 16
Niger – 253
Nigeria- 232
Rwanda – 105
Sao Tome and Principe – 0
Senegal – 226
Seychelles – 11
Sierra Leone – 6
Somalia – 7
South Africa – 1,686
South Sudan – 1
Sudan – 12
Tanzania – 24
Togo – 58
Tunisia – 596
Uganda – 52
Zambia – 39
Zimbabwe – 10
Virus-free = Comoros, Lesotho

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