Coronavirus in Africa: 306,390 cases; 8,116 deaths; 146,337 recoveries

There are now more than over 300,000 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.

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.

We shall keep updating this list largely sourced from the John Hopkins University tallies, Africa CDC and from official government data.

Confirmed cases = 297,112
Active cases = 151,937
Recoveries = 146,337
Number of deaths = 8,116

Countries in alphabetical order

Algeria – 11,771
Angola – 183
Benin – 765
Botswana – 89
Burkina Faso – 903
Burundi – 144
Cameroon – 11,892
Cape Verde – 890
Central African Republic – 2,808
Chad – 858
Comoros – 247
Congo-Brazzaville – 883
DR Congo – 5,826
Djibouti – 4,582
Egypt – 55,233
Equatorial Guinea – 1,664
Eritrea – 143
Eswatini – 635
Ethiopia – 4,532
Gabon – 4,428
(The) Gambia – 37
Ghana – 14,154
Guinea – 4,988
Guinea-Bissau – 1,541
Ivory Coast – 7,492
Kenya – 4,738
Lesotho – 4
Liberia – 626
Libya – 571
Madagascar – 1,596
Malawi – 730
Mali – 1,933
Mauritania – 2,984
Mauritius – 337
Morocco – 9,977
Mozambique – 733
Namibia – 55
Niger – 1,036
Nigeria- 20,244
Rwanda – 728
Sao Tome and Principe – 698
Senegal – 5,888
Seychelles – 11
Sierra Leone – 1,327
Somalia – 2,779
South Africa – 97,302
South Sudan – 1,892
Sudan – 8,580
Tanzania – 509
Togo – 569
Tunisia – 1,157
Uganda – 770
Zambia – 1,430
Zimbabwe – 489

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