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 July 3rd

Confirmed cases = 435,512
Number of deaths = 10,681
Recoveries = 209,943
Infected countries = 52


North Africa

Country No. Of Cases No. Of Deaths Total Recovered
Algeria 14,657 928 10,342
Egypt 71,299 3,120 19,288
Libya 891 26 224
Mauritania 4,606 129 1,727
Morocco 12,969 229 9,090
Tunisia 1,178 50 1,039

West Africa

Country No. Of Cases No. Of Deaths Total Recovered  
Benin 1,199 21 333  
Burkina Faso 967 53 846  
Cape Verde 1,301 15 629  
Côte d’Ivoire   9,992 68 4,660  
Gambia 55 2 27  
Ghana 18,134 117 13,550  
Guinea 5,450 33 4,392  
Guinea-Bissau 1,654 24 317  
Liberia 819 37 338  
Mali 2,260 117 1,502  
Niger 1,081 68 959  
Nigeria 27,110 616 10,801  
Senegal 7,054 121 4,599  
Sierra Leone 1,518 60 1,007  
Togo 667 14 424  

Central Africa

Country No. Of Cases No. Of Deaths Total Recovered
Burundi 170 1 115
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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