Nigerian Minister of Health Osagie Ehanire. Photo: Twitter/ @DrEOEhanire
Nigerian Minister of Health Osagie Ehanire. Photo: Twitter/ @DrEOEhanire

Covid-19 cases in Africa climb to over 275,000 and deaths to almost 7400 - Africa CDC

By ANA Reporter Time of article published Jun 20, 2020

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ADDIS ABABA - Fifty-four African Union (AU) member states reported 275,327 confirmed cases of coronavirus (Covid-19), 7395 Covid-19-related deaths, and 125,316 recoveries as of Saturday morning, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said in a statement.

The breakdown by region was as follows:

Central: 
26,203 cases
571 deaths
9,950 recoveries

Burundi
104 cases
1 death
75 recoveries 

Cameroon
10,140 cases
277 deaths
5,601 recoveries 

Central African Republic 
2,605 cases
19 deaths 
417 recoveries 

Chad  
854  cases
74 
deaths
733 
recoveries

Congo 
883  cases
27 
deaths
391 
recoveries

DRC
5,283 
cases
117 
deaths
685 
recoveries

Equatorial Guinea
1,306  cases
12 
deaths
200 recoveries

Gabon
4,340  cases
32 
deaths
1,657 
recoveries

Sao Tome & Principe 
688  cases
12 
deaths
191 
recoveries


Eastern 
29,336 cases
883 deaths 
11,688 recoveries

Comoros 
210 cases
5 deaths  
29 recoveries

Djibouti 
4,557 cases
43 deaths
3,527  recoveries

Eritrea 
142 cases
0 deaths
39 recoveries



Ethiopia
3,954 cases
65 deaths
934 recoveries

Kenya 
4,257 cases
117 deaths
1,459 recoveries

Madagascar 
1,403 cases
13 deaths
463 recoveries

Mauritius
337 cases
10 deaths
325 recoveries

Rwanda 
646 cases
2 deaths
350 recoveries

Seychelles
11 cases
0 deaths
11 recoveries

Somalia
2,719 cases
88 deaths
704 recoveries

South Sudan 
1,830 cases
32 deaths
117 recoveries

Sudan 
8,020 cases
487 deaths
2,966 recoveries

Tanzania
509 cases
21 deaths
178 recoveries

Uganda 
741 cases
0 deaths
486 recoveries

Northern 
74,567 cases 
3,115 deaths 
31,096 recoveries

Algeria 
11,385 cases 
811  deaths
8,078 recoveries 

Egypt 
50,437 cases 
1,938 deaths 
13,528 recoveries 

Libya
482 cases
10 deaths 
70 recoveries 

Mauritania
2,057 cases 
93 deaths  
373 recoveries 

Morocco 
9,074 cases 
213 deaths
8,041 recoveries

Tunisia 
1,132 cases 
50 deaths 
1,006 recoveries

Southern 
87,897 cases 
1,777 deaths 
46,753 recoveries

Angola 
166 cases 
 deaths 
64 recoveries

Botswana
79 cases 
1 deaths 
25 recoveries

Eswatini 
586 cases 
 deaths 
267 recoveries

Lesotho
4 cases 
0 deaths 
2 recoveries

Malawi
592 cases 
8 deaths 
74 recoveries

Mozambique 
662 cases 
4 deaths 
175 recoveries

Namibia 
39 cases 
0 deaths 
19 recoveries

South Africa
83,890 cases 
1,737 deaths 
44,920 recoveries

Zambia
1,416 cases 
11 deaths 
1,144 recoveries

Zimbabwe 
463 cases 
4 deaths 
63 recoveries

Western 
57,324 cases 
1,049 deaths 
25,829 recoveries

Benin
597 cases 
11 deaths 
238 recoveries

Burkina Faso
900 cases
53 deaths 
810 recoveries

Cape Verde
823 cases 
7 deaths 
377 recoveries

Côte d'Ivoire

6,444 cases 
48 deaths 
2,863 recoveries

Gambia
36 cases 
1 deaths 
24 recoveries

Ghana
12,929 cases 
66 deaths 
4,468 recoveries

Guinea
4,841 cases 
26 deaths 
3,467 recoveries

Guinea-Bissau
1,512 cases 
15 deaths 
153 recoveries

Liberia
542 cases 
33 deaths 
250 recoveries

Mali 
1,906 cases 
107 deaths 
1,192 recoveries

Niger
1,020 cases 
67 deaths 
901 recoveries

Nigeria
18,480 cases 
475 deaths 
6,307 recoveries

Senegal
5,475 cases 
76 deaths 
3,716 recoveries

Sierra Leone
1,272 cases 
51 deaths 
710 recoveries

Togo
547 cases 
13 deaths 
353 recoveries

African News Agency (ANA) 

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