Africa: Covid-19 Death Toll Exceeds 138,000 Across Continent

23 June 2021

Cape Town — As of June 23, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 5,248,147 while over 31,155,299 vaccinations have been administered across the continent.

Reported deaths in Africa reached 138,589 and 4,611,012 people have recovered. South Africa has the most reported cases - 1,843,5724 - and 59,092 people died. Other most-affected countries are Morocco (527,174), Tunisia (387,773), Egypt (278,295), Ethiopia (275,391), Libya (191,253) and Kenya (179,876).

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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