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COVID-19: Toll rises across 52 African countries

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There are now extra than over 12,300 confirmed cases of coronavirus throughout the continent, with a range of African nations imposing a vary of prevention and containment measures in opposition to the unfold of the pandemic.

According to the brand new statistics with the aid of the John Hopkins University and Center for Disease Control on COVID-19 in Africa, the breakdown stays fluid as nations affirm instances as and when. The total of Africa has rising instances with solely two nations preserving out as of April 8.

We shall preserve updating this listing which will be put in sub-continental blocs: East, West, Central, southern and North Africa. All records are sourced from CDC updates, from the John Hopkins University and from authentic authorities data.

The classifications are primarily based on the place the nations are placed specially in the case of nations that belong to two unique blocs, like Tanzania in East Africa, regardless of belonging to EAC and SADC.

Major stats as at April 10

  • Confirmed cases = 12,369
  • Number of deaths = 632
  • Recoveries = 1,632
  • Infected nations = 52
  • Virus-free countries = 2 (Lesotho, Comoros)

Countries in alphabetical order

Algeria – 1,666
Angola – 19
Benin – 26
Botswana – 13
Burkina Faso – 443
Burundi – 3
Cameroon – 803
Cape Verde – 7
Central African Republic – 8
Chad – 11
Comoros – 0
Congo-Brazzaville – 60
DR Congo – 215
Djibouti – 140
Egypt – 1,699
Equatorial Guinea – 18
Eritrea – 33
Eswatini – 12
Ethiopia – 56
Gabon – 44
(The) Gambia – 4
Ghana – 378
Guinea – 194
Guinea-Bissau – 36
Ivory Coast – 444
Kenya – 184
Lesotho – 0
Liberia – 31
Libya – 24
Madagascar – 93
Malawi – 8
Mali – 74
Mauritania – 7
Mauritius – 314
Morocco – 1,374
Mozambique – 17
Namibia – 16
Niger – 410
Nigeria- 288
Rwanda – 113
Sao Tome and Principe – 4
Senegal – 250
Seychelles – 11
Sierra Leone – 7
Somalia – 12
South Africa – 1,934
South Sudan – 3
Sudan – 15
Tanzania – 25
Togo – 73
Tunisia – 643
Uganda – 53
Zambia – 39
Zimbabwe – 11

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