Africa: Covid-19 Death Toll Exceeds 57,000

As of December 17, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 2,408,386 . Reported deaths in Africa reached 57,073  and 2,036,031 people have recovered.

South Africa has the most reported cases – 873,679 , and 23,661  people died. Other most-affected countries are Morocco (403,619), Egypt (122,609), Ethiopia (117,542), Tunisia (113,241) and Algeria (93,065). For the latest totals, see the AllAfrica interactive map with per-country numbers.

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 national and regional public health departments.

AllAfrica interactive map with per-country numbers.

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