Africa: Continent Nears 8.5 Million Confirmed Cases of Covid-19

22 October 2021

As of October 22, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 8,453,282 while over  106,010,059 vaccinations have been administered across the continent.

Reported deaths in Africa reached  216,401 and  7,798,951 people have recovered. South Africa has the most reported cases  2,918,366  and  88,835 people died. Other most-affected countries are Morocco ( 943,222 ), Tunisia ( 711,397 ), Ethiopia ( 361,027 ), Libya ( 352,192 ), Egypt ( 321,967 ) and Kenya ( 252,375 ).

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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