Africa: COVID-19 Cases Across Continent Surpass 418,000 Mark, With 10,406 Deaths

A group of girl advocates out in their community in Mali raising awareness about COVID-19.
2 July 2020

As of July 2, confirmed the COVID-19 case total from 55 African countries has reached 418,211.

Reported deaths in Africa have reached 10,406 and recoveries 198,182.

South Africa has the most reported cases – 159,333, with deaths numbering 2749. Other most-affected countries include Egypt (69,814 cases), Nigeria (26,484), Algeria (14,272), and Ghana (18,134).

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 national and regional public health departments. For the latest totals, see the AllAfrica clickable map with per-country numbers.

Visit the AllAfrica Coronavirus section for more coverage from across the continent. Also see: Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, World Health Organization Africa and African Arguments.

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