Africa Records Over 193,394 Covid-19 Deaths As Cases Rise

At Nizamiye Hospital, a private facility in Abuja, a nurse administers a second Covid-19 dose to a recipient.
28 August 2021

As of August 28, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 7,695,475 while over 61,945,696 vaccinations have been administered across the continent.

Reported deaths in Africa reached 193,394 and  6,791,572 people have recovered. South Africa has the most reported cases 2,747,018 and 81,187 people died. Other most-affected countries are Morocco (843,357), Tunisia (654,798), Libya (303,790), Ethiopia (303,171), Egypt (287,393) and Kenya (233,801).

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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