Wednesday, October 20, 2021
News

Africa's Covid cases near 8.27 million

   SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend    Print this Page   COMMENT

Addis Ababa | Monday, 2021 6:15:06 AM IST
The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa reached 8,268,818 as of Sunday afternoon, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.

The Africa CDC, the specialized healthcare agency of the African Union, said the death toll from the pandemic across the continent stands at 209,747, Xinhua news agency reported.

Some 7,592,475 patients across the continent have recovered from the disease so far.

South Africa, Morocco, Tunisia and Ethiopia are among the countries with the most cases in the continent, according to the agency.

South Africa has recorded the most Covid-19 cases in Africa with 2,895,976 cases, while Morocco, the northern African country, reported 928,571 cases as of Sunday afternoon.

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

--IANS int/pgh

( 163 Words)

2021-09-27-00:22:01 (IANS)

 
  LATEST COMMENTS (0)
POST YOUR COMMENT
Comments Not Available
 
POST YOUR COMMENT
 
 
TRENDING TOPICS
 
 
CITY NEWS
MORE CITIES
 
 
 
MORE HEALTH NEWS
Russia logs 33,740 daily Covid cases, re...
UK records highest daily Covid death tol...
Assam's elementary schools re-open after...
Benefits of eating nuts for breast cance...
US Republicans to push for banning fundi...
Air pollutants increase risk of stillbir...
More...
 
INDIA WORLD ASIA
G Kishan Reddy to address 'Tourism in Bu...
Ghaziabad businessman sent to custody fo...
Civilian killings in J-K is attempt to c...
ICSE, ISC Semester 1 exams postponed...
Meghalaya CM attends conclave on Regiona...
Youth Congress questions poker tourney i...
More...    
 
 Top Stories
Experience a World of Solutions at ... 
Malaysia reports 5,745 new COVID-19... 
Grevol receives 5,000 units require... 
Sri Lankan delegation arrives in In... 
Hiranandani Solitaire Studio, Thane... 
UP govt working on 11 new airports:... 
Woman held for peddling drugs in Mu... 
Jolt to UP Congress as two more lea...