Africa's COVID-19 cases surpass 7.74 mln: Africa CDC



Citizens wait in the queue at Mitchell’s Plain CHC to receive the COVID-19 vaccine on July 31, 2021 in Mitchell’s Plain, South Africa. (Photo by Brenton Geach / Gallo Images via Getty Images)

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 7,741,917 as of Monday afternoon, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.

The Africa CDC, the specialized healthcare agency of the African Union, said the death toll from the pandemic across the continent stands at 194,823 and 6,878,449 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 agency.

Source(s): Xinhua News Agency