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Africa COVID-19 stats: 874,036 cases; 18,498 deaths; 524,557 recoveries

Africa COVID-19 stats: 874,036 cases; 18,498 deaths; 524,557 recoveries

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<p>There are now more than over 870,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus across the continent, with a number of African countries imposing a range of prevention and containment measures against the spread of the pandemic.</p> <p>According to the latest data by the <a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/resources/idt-4a11d568-2716-41cf-a15e-7d15079548bc">John Hopkins University</a> and Africa Center for Disease Control on <span class="caps">COVID</span>-19 in Africa, the breakdown remains fluid as countries confirm cases as and when. As of May 13, every African country had recorded an infection, the last being Lesotho.</p> <p>We shall keep updating this list largely sourced from the John Hopkins University tallies, Africa <span class="caps">CDC</span> and from official government data. </p> <a style="font-size:16px; font-color:yellow;" href="https://www.africanews.com/2020/04/17/africa-s-coronavirus-deaths-pass-1000-mark/"target="_blank"><span class="caps">SUGGESTED</span> <span class="caps">READING</span>: Africa’s <span class="caps">COVID</span>-19 deaths pass 100,000 mark </a> <h2 style="font-size:16px;"> Major African stats: July 29 at 7:00 <span class="caps">GMT</span>: </h2> <ul> <li>Confirmed cases = 874,036</li> <li>Active cases = 330,981</li> <li>Recoveries = 524,557</li> <li>Number of deaths = 18,498</li> </ul> <h2 style="font-size:16px;"> Countries in alphabetical order </h2> <ul> <li>Algeria – 28,615</li> <li>Angola – 1,000</li> <li>Benin – 1,770</li> <li>Botswana – 739</li> <li>Burkina Faso – 1,105</li> <li>Burundi – 378</li> <li>Cameroon – 17,179</li> <li>Cape Verde – 2,354</li> <li>Central African Republic – 4,599</li> <li>Chad – 926</li> <li>Comoros – 354</li> <li>Congo-Brazzaville – 3,200</li> <li>DR Congo – 8,873</li> <li>Djibouti – 5,068</li> <li>Egypt – 92,947</li> <li>Equatorial Guinea – 3,071</li> <li>Eritrea – 265</li> <li>Eswatini – 2,404</li> <li>Ethiopia – 15,200</li> <li>Gabon – 7,189</li> <li>(The) Gambia – 326</li> <li>Ghana – 34,406</li> <li>Guinea – 7,126</li> <li>Guinea-Bissau – 1,954</li> <li>Ivory Coast – 15,713</li> <li>Kenya – 18,581</li> <li>Lesotho – 505</li> <li>Liberia – 1,177</li> <li>Libya – 3,017</li> <li>Madagascar – 10,104</li> <li>Malawi – 3,709</li> <li>Mali – 2,520</li> <li>Mauritania – 6,249</li> <li>Mauritius – 344</li> <li>Morocco – 21,387</li> <li>Mozambique – 1,720</li> <li>Namibia – 1,917</li> <li>Niger – 1,132</li> <li>Nigeria- 41,804</li> <li>Rwanda – 1,926</li> <li>Sao Tome and Principe – 867</li> <li>Senegal – 9,805</li> <li>Seychelles – 114</li> <li>Sierra Leone – 1,786</li> <li>Somalia – 3,212</li> <li>South Africa – 459,761</li> <li>South Sudan – 2,305</li> <li>Sudan – 11,496</li> <li>Tanzania – 509</li> <li>Togo – 896</li> <li>Tunisia – 1,468</li> <li>Uganda – 1,135</li> <li>Zambia – 5,002</li> <li>Zimbabwe – 2,817</li> </ul> <a style="font-size:16px; font-color:yellow;" href="https://www.africanews.com/2020/03/17/coronavirus-south-africa-confirms-first-case/"target="_blank"><span class="caps">SUGGESTED</span> <span class="caps">READING</span>: rolling coverage of the coronavirus outbreak in Africa II </a> <iframe src="//embed.scribblelive.com/Embed/v7.aspx?Id=2926613&ThemeId=19714" width="100%" height="1200" frameborder="0"></iframe>