Africa: Continent Nears 63,000 Covid-19 Deaths
Cape Town — As of December 29, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 2,678,363 . Reported deaths in Africa reached 62,807 and 2,225,699 people have recovered.
South Africa has the most reported cases – 1,011,871 – and 26,735 people died. Other most-affected countries are Morocco (433,029), Egypt ( 133,900 ), Tunisia (133,204), Ethiopia (123,145), and Algeria ( 98,631afr).
The numbers are compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University (world map) using statistics from the World Health Organization and other international institutions as well national and regional public health departments.