Africa’s COVID-19 death toll hits 35,750 as cases rise to 1, 465 023 on continent
The Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) has said that there are now 1, 465, 023 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in 52 countries across Africa.
The health agency stated this in a tweet on its official Twitter account on Tuesday morning.
According to the tweet, COVID-19 has killed 35, 750 people in Africa, while a total of 1, 210, 548 patients have recovered from the deadly disease across the continent.
“COVID-19 update in Africa; 29 September 2020 as of 9 AM EAT.
“Total cases… 1, 465 023 Total deaths… 35, 750 & Recoveries… 1, 210, 548,” it said.
Africa CDC COVID-19 dashboard showed that South Africa, Morocco, Egypt, Nigeria, Algeria, and Ghana have continued to top the list of countries with the highest reported coronavirus cases.