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Africa’s COVID-19 cases exceed 6.41 million: Africa CDC

Africa's COVID-19 cases exceed 6.41 million: Africa CDC

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), July 25: The African Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa had reached 6,415,413 by Saturday afternoon.

Africa CDC, the African Union’s private healthcare organization, said the death toll from the pandemic was 162,875, with 5,630,564 patients recovering from the disease across the continent.

According to the African CDC, South Africa, Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt and Ethiopia are the countries with the most cases on the continent.

South Africa recorded the highest number of COVID-19 cases in Africa with 2,356,049, while the northern African country of Morocco reported 569,668 cases on Saturday.

According to the African CDC, in terms of caseload, South Africa is the most affected region, followed by the northern and eastern regions of the continent, while Central Africa is the least affected on the continent.

Source: Xinhua

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