Over 11.7 Million People in Africa Have Been Diagnosed with the Covid-19 Virus So Far.

As of the 31st of May, 2022, the total number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 throughout 55 African countries stood at 11,719,736, while a total of 300,052,151 vaccines had been distributed across the continent.

The number of fatalities that were reported to have occurred in Africa reached 253,902, and 9,853,280 persons have recovered. The highest number of documented cases was 3,954,971 in South Africa, where 101,162 individuals also lost their lives. Other nations with a disproportionately high number of casualties include Morocco (1,167,983), Tunisia (1,042,362), Egypt (515,645), Libya (502,016), Ethiopia (472,447), and Kenya (1,672,047). ( 324,859 ).

View the most recent totals on the AllAfrica interactive map, which also includes figures broken down by nation. The Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University (world map) is responsible for compiling these numbers. They do so by using statistics obtained from the World Health Organization and other international institutions, in addition to those obtained from national and regional public health departments.

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