Africa: Covid-19 Death Toll Exceeds 209,000 Across Continent

28 September 2021

Cape Town — As of September 28, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 8,245,763 while over 86,505,912 vaccinations have been administered across the continent.

Reported deaths in Africa reached 209,129 and  7,559,021 people have recovered. South Africa has the most reported cases 2,897,521 and 87,216 people died. Other most-affected countries are Morocco (929,699), Tunisia (705,474), Ethiopia (342,305), Libya (337,890), Egypt (301,625) and Kenya (248,515).

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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