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Africa Coronavirus Stats: 359,606 Cases; 9,283 Deaths; 172,974 Recoveries

A member of South Sudanese Ministry of Health’s Rapid Response Team take a sample from a man who has recently been in contact with a confirmed case of the COVID-19 coronavirus in Juba, South Sudan on April 13, 2020. – Four cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus have been confirmed among United Nations (UN) national and international staff in South Sudan. (Photo by Alex McBride / AFP) (Photo by ALEX MCBRIDE/AFP via Getty Images)

There are now more than over 350,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus across the continent, with a number of African countries imposing a range of prevention and containment measures against the spread of the pandemic.

According to the latest data by the John Hopkins University and Africa Center for Disease Control on COVID-19 in Africa, the breakdown remains fluid as countries confirm cases as and when. As of May 13, every African country had recorded an infection, the last being Lesotho.

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We shall keep updating this list largely sourced from the John Hopkins University tallies, Africa CDC and from official government data.

Major African stats: June 27 at 09:00 GMT:

  • Confirmed cases = 359,606
  • Active cases = 177,349
  • Recoveries = 172,974
  • Number of deaths = 9,283

Countries in alphabetical order

  • Algeria – 12,685
  • Angola – 212
  • Benin – 1,053
  • Botswana – 92
  • Burkina Faso – 941
  • Burundi – 144
  • Cameroon – 12,592
  • Cape Verde – 1,027
  • Central African Republic – 3,340
  • Chad – 865
  • Comoros – 272
  • Congo-Brazzaville – 1,087
  • DR Congo – 6,552
  • Djibouti – 4,643
  • Egypt – 62,755
  • Equatorial Guinea – 2,001
  • Eritrea – 167
  • Eswatini – 728
  • Ethiopia – 5,425
  • Gabon – 5,209
  • (The) Gambia – 43
  • Ghana – 15,834
  • Guinea – 5,260
  • Guinea-Bissau – 1,614
  • Ivory Coast – 8,739
  • Kenya – 5,533
  • Lesotho – 24
  • Liberia – 684
  • Libya – 713
  • Madagascar – 1,922
  • Malawi – 1,005
  • Mali – 2,060
  • Mauritania – 3,907
  • Mauritius – 341
  • Morocco – 11,633
  • Mozambique – 816
  • Namibia – 121
  • Niger – 1,059
  • Nigeria- 23,298
  • Rwanda – 858
  • Sao Tome and Principe – 712
  • Senegal – 6,354
  • Seychelles – 11
  • Sierra Leone – 1,394
  • Somalia – 2,878
  • South Africa – 124,590
  • South Sudan – 1,942
  • Sudan – 9,257
  • Tanzania – 509
  • Togo – 591
  • Tunisia – 1,164
  • Uganda – 848
  • Zambia – 1,531
  • Zimbabwe – 561
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