Africa: Confirmed Covid-19 Cases Continue to Spike Across Continent

17 January 2022

Harare — As of January 17, 2022, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 10,344,200  while over 204,724,336 vaccinations have been administered across the continent.

Reported deaths in Africa reached  233,758 and 9,200,284 people have recovered. South Africa has the most reported cases   3,559,230 and 93,364 people died. Other most-affected countries are Morocco ( 1,048,653 ), Tunisia ( 780,746 ), Ethiopia ( 457,322 ), Egypt ( 400,076 ), Libya  ( 397,319 )  and Kenya ( 317,634 )

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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