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Africa News of Monday, 4 October 2021

Source: GNA

Africa's Coronavirus cases surpass 8.33 mln: Africa CDC

As of Sunday afternoon, Africa's infection cases reached  8,333,206 As of Sunday afternoon, Africa's infection cases reached 8,333,206

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 8,333,206 as of Sunday afternoon, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.

The Africa CDC, the specialized healthcare agency of the African Union (AU), said the death toll from the pandemic across the continent stands at 212,055.
Some 7,671,969 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.

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.