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

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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, have been recorded.

According to the latest data by the​ John Hopkins University​ and Africa Center for Disease Control on​ COVID-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.

Major African stats: July 29 at 7:00​ GMT:
Confirmed cases = 874,036
Active cases = 330,981
Recoveries = 524,557
Number of deaths = 18,498
Countries in alphabetical order
Algeria – 28,615
Angola – 1,000
Benin – 1,770
Botswana – 739
Burkina Faso – 1,105
Burundi – 378
Cameroon – 17,179
Cape Verde – 2,354
Central African Republic – 4,599
Chad – 926
Comoros – 354
Congo-Brazzaville – 3,200
DR Congo – 8,873
Djibouti – 5,068
Egypt – 92,947
Equatorial Guinea – 3,071
Eritrea – 265
Eswatini – 2,404
Ethiopia – 15,200
Gabon – 7,189
(The) Gambia – 326
Ghana – 34,406
Guinea – 7,126
Guinea-Bissau – 1,954
Ivory Coast – 15,713
Kenya – 18,581
Lesotho – 505
Liberia – 1,177
Libya – 3,017
Madagascar – 10,104
Malawi – 3,709
Mali – 2,520
Mauritania – 6,249
Mauritius – 344
Morocco – 21,387
Mozambique – 1,720
Namibia – 1,917
Niger – 1,132
Nigeria- 41,804
Rwanda – 1,926
Sao Tome and Principe – 867
Senegal – 9,805
Seychelles – 114
Sierra Leone – 1,786
Somalia – 3,212
South Africa – 459,761
South Sudan – 2,305
Sudan – 11,496
Tanzania – 509
Togo – 896
Tunisia – 1,468
Uganda – 1,135
Zambia – 5,002
Zimbabwe – 2,817

Photo Source: Global Investigation Journalism Network