AU Commission’s healthcare agency said that 5 countries account for 70% of coronavirus cases in Africa, South Africa, Egypt, Morocco, Nigeria and Ethiopia
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Africa CDC said southern Africa region is most affected area in terms of confirmed COVID-19 cases, followed by northern Africa and western Africa regions
Africa CDC, AU’s specialized healthcare agency, announced that Africa is working towards “trusted testing” for coronavirus to protect travel and borders
Africa CDC said that 10,256,000 tests have been conducted, most of them in 10 countries, South Africa, Morocco, Ethiopia, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Rwanda, Nigeria, Uganda and Mauritius
The Southern Africa region is the most affected area in terms of confirmed coronavirus cases, followed by Northern Africa and Western Africa regions
The Africa CDC report showed that the number of deaths related to COVID-19 rose from 21,617 on Thursday to 22,066 on Friday
South Africa is the highest affected African country in terms of positive cases, followed by Egypt, Nigeria, Algeria and Morocco
South Africa, which has reported 445,433 confirmed COVID-19 positive cases, is Africa’s most affected country in terms of positive cases
Southern Africa region is the most affected area in terms of confirmed cases, followed by Northern Africa and Western Africa, the Africa CDC said
Africa CDC in its latest situation update issued on Wednesday said that the number of deaths related to the pandemic rose to 15,726 as of Wednesday.
Number of deaths related to the pandemic rose to 15,082, 382,857 patients who tested positive for COVID-19 have recovered, Africa CDC said.
Africa CDC further said that 369,120 patients who tested positive for COVID-19 have so far recovered from the infectious virus