Africa's COVID-19 cases pass 11.59 mln: Africa CDC


ADDIS ABABA, May 22 (Xinhua) -- The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 11,596,707 as of Sunday evening, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.

The specialized healthcare agency of the African Union (AU) said the death toll across the continent stands at 252,892 and that 10,918,957 patients have recovered from the disease.

South Africa, Morocco, Tunisia and Libya 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 3,921,633 cases, followed by the northern African country Morocco, with 1,166,530 cases, as of Sunday evening, it said.

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

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