addis ababa [Ethiopia]May 14 (ANI/Xinhua): The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 11,545,490 as of Saturday evening, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
The Africa CDC, the African Union’s specialized health services agency, said the death toll from the pandemic across the continent stood at 252,626. The Africa CDC said some 10,867,632 patients across the continent have so far recovered from the disease.
According to the agency, South Africa, Morocco, Tunisia and Egypt are among the countries with the highest number of cases in the continent.
South Africa has reported the highest number of COVID-19 cases in Africa with 3,879,434 cases, while the North African country of Morocco has reported 1,165,552 cases as of Saturday evening.
In terms of caseload, Southern Africa is the most affected region, followed by the northern and eastern parts of the continent, while Africa is the least affected region in the continent, according to the CDC. (ANI/Xinhua)
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