Africa: Continent Nears 170,000 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

As of June 5, confirmed the COVID-19 case total from 55 African countries has reached 169,645. Reported deaths in Africa have reached 4,756 and recoveries 73,895.

South Africa has the most reported cases – 40,792, with deaths numbering 848. Other most-affected countries include Egypt (29,767 cases), Nigeria (11,516), Algeria (9,831), and Ghana (8,885).

The numbers are compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University (world map) using statistics from the World Health Organization and other international institutions as well national and regional public health departments. For the latest totals.

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