Africa: Covid-19 Death Toll Exceeds 120,000 Across Continent

28 April 2021

Cape Town — As of April 28, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 4,523,057 while over 10,600,820 vaccinations have been administered across the continent.

Reported deaths in Africa reached 120,427 and 4,041,501 people have recovered. South Africa has the most reported cases - 1,577,200  - and  54,237 people died. Other most-affected countries are Morocco (  509,465), Tunisia ( 303,584 ), Ethiopia ( 254,044 ), Egypt ( 224,517 ), Libya ( 176,254 ) and Nigeria ( 164,912 ).

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.

AllAfrica interactive map with per-country numbers.

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