Africa: Continent Records 227 More Covid-19 Deaths and 6,806 New Infections

1 September 2020

As of September 1st, the confirmed cases of COVID-19 from 55 African countries have reached 1,252,245.

Reported deaths in Africa have reached 29,813 and recoveries 983,285.

South Africa has the most reported cases - 627,041, with deaths numbering 14,149. Other most-affected countries include Egypt (98,939 cases), Morocco (62,990), Nigeria (54,008), Ethiopia (52,131), and Ghana (44,298).

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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