Africa: COVID-19 Cases Across Continent Surpass 559,000, With 12,769 Deaths

11 July 2020

As of July 11, confirmed the COVID-19 case total from 55 African countries has reached 559,446.

Reported deaths in Africa have reached 12,769 and recoveries 271,826.

South Africa has the most reported cases – 250,687, with deaths numbering 3860. Other most-affected countries include Egypt (80,235 cases), Nigeria (31,323), Algeria (18,242), and Ghana 23,834).

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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