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Africa CDC says continent's confirmed coronavirus cases pass 2.95 million

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Africa CDC says continent’s confirmed coronavirus cases pass 2.95 million

South Africa currently has the most coronavirus cases in the African continent with 1,170,590, followed by Morocco with 448,678 infections

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases across African continent has registered 2,950,109, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said on Friday.

The continental disease control and prevention agency said in a statement that the coronavirus pandemic death toll recorded 70,553 while a total of 2,414,219 people infected with COVID-19 have recovered across Africa as of Friday.

The most affected African countries in terms of the number of infections include South Africa, Morocco, Egypt, and Tunisia, figures from the Africa CDC showed.

South Africa currently has the most coronavirus cases, with 1,170,590.

Morocco comes next with 448,678 confirmed COVID-19 cases, followed by Tunisia with 152, 254 confirmed cases and Egypt with 146,809 confirmed cases, according to the Africa CDC.

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