Africa: Continent Nears Six Million Covid-19 Recoveries

Two young women wait to be vaccinated in Cabo Verde.
2 August 2021

As of August 2, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 6,746,085 while over 46,413,600 vaccinations have been administered across the continent.

Reported deaths in Africa reached 171,029 and  5,900,014  people have recovered. South Africa has the most reported cases 2,456,184 and 72,191 people died. Other most-affected countries are Morocco (629,717), Tunisia (595,532), Egypt (284,311), Ethiopia (280,565), Libya (256,328) and Kenya (203,680).

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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