Africa: Continent Nears 105,000 Covid-19 Deaths

Africa: Continent Nears 105,000 Covid-19 Deaths

As of March 4, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 3,923,942 .

Reported deaths in Africa reached  104,679 and  3,502,616 people have recovered. South Africa has the most reported cases –  1,516,262 – and  50,366 people died. Other most-affected countries are Morocco ( 484,753 ), Tunisia ( 235,008 ), Egypt ( 184,168 ), Ethiopia ( 161,974 ), and Nigeria ( 156,960 ).

For the latest totals, see the  AllAfrica interactive map with per-country numbers. The numbers are compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University (world map) using statistics from the World Health Organization and other international institutions as well as national and regional public health departments.

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