Africa's COVID-19 cases surpass 11.79 mln: Africa CDC


ADDIS ABABA, June 29 (Xinhua) -- The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 11,794,205 as of Wednesday 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 254,079 and that 11,153,097 patients have recovered from the disease so far.

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

South Africa has recorded the highest COVID-19 cases in Africa with 3,993,004 cases, followed by Morocco with 1,212,906 cases as of Wednesday evening.

In terms of the caseloads, 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. Endiem

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