List of the 10 most-affected COVID-19 countries in Africa

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List of the 10 most-affected COVID-19 countries in Africa

The COVID-19 has made a steep spread across the African continent although the number of casualties is still the minimum across the globe.

South Africa and Ghana are among the countries with the highest Coronavirus tests.

According to numbers from the Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), Ghana is ranked the fifth country on the continent with the most COVID-19 cases and doubles as the first in West Africa.

Africa has recorded 30,329 cases so far with 1,374 deaths and 9,106 recoveries as of April 26, 2020.

Nine of the 52 affected countries have already recorded more than 1,000 cases so far but South Africa (4,361) has more cases than any other country.

Algeria and Egypt have recorded the most deaths on the continent.

Africa CDC on Sunday, April 26, highlighted and showed 10 African countries worst hit the global pandemic.

Top 10 COVID-19 Affected Countries In Africa

  1. South Africa – (4,361 cases, 1,473 recoveries, 86 deaths)
  2. Egypt – (4,319 cases, 1,114 recoveries, 307 deaths)
  3. Morocco – (3,897 cases, 537 recoveries, 159 deaths)
  4. Algeria – (3,256 cases, 1,479 recoveries, 419 deaths)
  5. Ghana – (1,550 cases, 155 recoveries, 11 deaths)
  6. Cameroon – (1,518 cases, 697 recoveries, 53 deaths)
  7. Nigeria – (1,182 cases, 222 recoveries, 35 deaths)
  8. Ivory Coast – (1,111 cases, 449 recoveries, 14 deaths)
  9. Djibouti – (1,008 cases, 373 recoveries, 2 deaths)
  10. Guinea – (996 cases, 208 recoveries, 7 deaths)

Meanwhile, globally deaths from coronavirus passed 200,000 on Saturday, while confirmed cases of the virus are expected to hit 3 million in the coming days.

The United States has reported more than 52,400 deaths while Italy, Spain, and France have reported between 22,000-26,000 fatalities each.

 

List of the 10 most-affected COVID-19 countries in Africa
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