Continent is close to 2 million confirmed cases of Covid-19

As of November 18, the confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 1,999,178. The reported deaths in Africa reached 48,034 and recovered 1,682,265.

South Africa has the most cases – 754,256, with deaths 20,432. Other countries most affected include Morocco (301,604), Egypt (111,284), Ethiopia (103,395), Tunisia (81,723) and Libya (74,936).

The numbers are compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University (world map) using statistics from the World Health Organization and other international institutions as well as national and regional public health departments.

For the latest totals, see the AllAfrica clickable map with by country number.

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.

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