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Africa: Over 32,355 Covid-19 Deaths Across Continent


As of September 12, the confirmed cases of COVID-19 from 55 African countries have reached  1,330,523 . Reported deaths in Africa have reached 32,355 , and recoveries 1,068,501.  230,895   cases are active of which  1,483  are considered critical.

South Africa has the most reported cases –  646,398 , with deaths numbering 15,378. Other most-affected countries include Egypt ( 100,708  cases), Morocco ( 82,197 ), Ethiopia ( 63,367 ), Nigeria ( 56,017 ) and Algeria ( 47,752 ).

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, see the  allAfrica clickable map  with per-country numbers.

Visit the AllAfrica Coronavirus section for more coverage from across the continent. Also see:  Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention World Health Organization Africa  and  African Arguments .



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