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    Africa’s COVID-19 Cases Exceed 11.06m – Africa CDC

    Director of the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) John Nkengasong delivers a statement at the manufacturing site of German company BioNTech in Marburg, western Germany, on February 16, 2022, amid the novel coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic. – African leaders, co-founders of BioNTech and representatives of international health organisations met to discuss the production of vaccines against Covid-19 in Africa. (Photo by ANDRE PAIN / AFP)
    A total of 11,064,898 COVID-19 cases were reported in Africa as of Wednesday evening, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) has said.

    The specialized healthcare agency of the African Union said the death toll across the continent stands at 245,237, and 10,205,894 patients have recovered from the disease so far.

    South Africa, Morocco, Tunisia, Libya and Ethiopia are among the countries with the most cases on the continent, said the Africa CDC.

    South Africa has recorded the most COVID-19 cases in Africa with 3,645,269 cases, followed by Morocco with 1,156,356 cases, Tunisia with 971,460, and Libya with 478,488.

    In terms of caseload, southern Africa is the most affected region in Africa, followed by the northern and eastern parts of the continent, while central Africa is the least affected region.

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