COVID-19 : Affected African Countries

There are now more than 15,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases across the African continent, with countries implementing preventive and containment measures against the spread of the pandemic.

According to data by the Africa Center for Disease Control on COVID-19 in Africa, and Individual Member States Centre for Disease Control and Government Agencies, the breakdown remains fluid as countries confirm cases as and when. The whole of Africa has rising cases with a handful of countries holding out.

Major stats as at April 15th

Confirmed cases = 15,418
Number of deaths = 817
Recoveries = 2,945
Infected countries = 52
Virus-free countries = 2

North Africa

Country No. Of Cases No. Of Deaths Total Recovered
Algeria 1,914 293 591
Egypt 2,190 164 488
Libya 25 1 9
Mauritania 7 1 2
Morocco 1763 126 203
Tunisia 726 34 43

West Africa

Country No. Of Cases No. Of Deaths Total Recovered
Benin 35 1 5
Burkina Faso 515 28 170
Cape Verde 10 1 1
Côte d’Ivoire 626 6 89
Gambia 10 1 2
Ghana 636 8 17
Guinea 319 17
Guinea-Bissau 40
Liberia 59 6 4
Mali 126 10 26
Niger 544 13 86
Nigeria 407 12 128
Senegal 291 2 178
Sierra Leone 10
Togo 77 3 29

Central Africa

Country No. Of Cases No. Of Deaths Total Recovered
Burundi 5 1
Cameroon 820 12 120
Central African Republic 11 4
Chad 23 2
Congo-Brazzaville 74 5 10
DR Congo 241 20 20
Equatorial Guinea 21 3
Gabon 75 1 1
São Tomé and Principe 4

Southern Africa

Country No. Of Cases No. Of Deaths Total Recovered
Angola 19 2 2
Botswana 13 1
Eswatini 15 8
Malawi 16 2
Mozambique 20 2
Namibia 16 3
South Africa 2,272 27 410
Zambia 45 2 30
Zimbabwe 17 3

Virus-free =  Lesotho

East Africa / Horn of Africa

Country No. Of Cases No. Of Deaths Total Recovered
Djibouti 298 2 41
Eritrea 34
Ethiopia 74 3 14
Kenya 208 9 40
Madagascar 108 21
Mauritius 324 9 42
Rwanda 127 25
Seychelles 11
Somalia 60 2 2
South Sudan 4
Sudan 29 4 5
Tanzania 46 3 7
Uganda 54 18

Virus-free =  Comoros

Virus Free African Countries

  • Lesotho
  • Comoros

 

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