20 / 03 / 2022

COVID-19 Daily updates reaches 11.3million people in Africa

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 11,284,902 as of 18 March 2022.

COVID-19 death toll across the continent stands at 250,403, and some 10,560,754 patients have recovered from the disease so far.

South Africa, Morocco, Tunisia and Libya are among the countries with the most cases on the continent, said AHO.

South Africa has recorded the most COVID-19 cases in Africa with 3,695,175 cases, followed by the two northern African countries of Morocco and Tunisia with 1,162,125 and 1,029,762 cases, respectively, it said.

In terms of regional caseload, southern Africa is the most affected region in Africa, followed by the northern and eastern parts of the continent, while central Africa is the least affected, said AHO.

As of March 19, 2022, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 11,328,133 while over 262,449,948 vaccinations have been administered across the continent.

Reported deaths in Africa reached 250,997 and 10,459,818 people have recovered. South Africa has the most reported cases of 3,698,803 and 99,767 people died. Other most-affected countries are Morocco (1,162,322) , Tunisia (1,029,762), Libya (500,760), Egypt (495,373), Ethiopia (469,329), and Kenya (323,237).

For the latest totals, see the AllAfrica interactive map  with per-country numbers. 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 as national and regional public health departments.