Coronavirus In Africa: 43 Countries Infected, 11 Virus-Free [Breakdown]

Africa has recorded 43 of its countries that have been infected of Coronavirus, while 11 others are currently confirmed Virus-free.

More than 700 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed across the Africa continent, with a number of countries imposing a range of prevention and containment measures against the spread of the pandemic.

According to the latest data, of the WHO on COVID-19 in Africa, the whole of Africa has rising cases with a sizeable number of countries holding out.

Below are the lists of each infected African country put in sub-continental blocs: East, West, Central, southern and North Africa.

The classifications are based on where the countries are located especially in the case of countries that belong to two different blocs, like Tanzania in East Africa, despite belonging to EAC and SADC.

North Africa

  • Algeria – 139
  • Egypt – 294
  • Morocco – 96
  • Tunisia – 60

Virus-free = Western Sahara, Libya

West Africa

  • Benin – 2
  • Burkina Faso – 75
  • Ghana – 19
  • Guinea – 2
  • Ivory Coast – 14
  • Liberia – 3
  • Mauritania – 2
  • Nigeria – 36
  • Senegal – 56
  • Togo – 15
  • The Gambia – 1
  • Niger – 1
  • Cape Verde – 3

Virus-free = Sierra Leone, Mali, Guinea-Bissau

Central Africa

  • Cameroon – 27
  • Central African Republic – 3
  • Congo-Brazzaville – 4
  • DR Congo – 23
  • Equatorial Guinea – 6
  • Gabon – 6
  • Chad – 1

Virus-free = Sao Tome and Principe

Southern Africa

  • Eswatini – 1
  • Namibia – 3
  • South Africa – 240
  • Zambia – 2
  • Zimbabwe – 2
  • Madagascar – 3
  • Angola – 2
  • Mozambique – 1

Virus-free = Malawi, Comoros, Lesotho, Botswana

East Africa / Horn of Africa

  • Ethiopia – 9
  • Kenya – 7
  • Rwanda – 17
  • Seychelles – 6
  • Somalia – 1
  • Sudan – 2
  • Tanzania – 6
  • Djibouti – 1
  • Mauritius – 7
  • Eritrea
  • Uganda

Virus-free = Burundi, South Sudan

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