As of 04 November, the confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 1 814 278. The reported deaths in Africa reached 43,705 and recovered 1,481,303. 2,370 cases were critical and 17,058,756 tests were performed.
South Africa has the most reported cases – 728 836, with deaths numbering 19 539. Other countries most affected include Morocco (229,565), Egypt (108,122), Ethiopia (97,502), Libya (63,688) and Nigeria (63,173).
The numbers are compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University (world map) uses statistics from the World Health Organization and other international institutions as well as national and regional public health divisions.
For the latest totals, see the AllAfrica clickable map with per country numbers.
Visit the AllAfrica Coronavirus section for more coverage from across the continent. Also look at: African Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, World Health Organization Africa, en African arguments.