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WHO confirms 1.7 million COVID-19 cases with 41,000 deaths in Africa

BY David Oladele

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COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic outbreak caused by the transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome was identified in December 2019 in Wuhan, China.

The pandemic that has spread like wildfire all over the world including the African Continent has claimed millions of lives.

Techeconomy.ng, in this article, is giving the statics of the thousands of lives this disease has taken and the millions of people it has affected in Africa.

In a statement released by the World Health Organisation (WHO), over 1.7 million confirmed #COVID19 cases on the African continent – with more than 1.3 million recoveries & 41,000 deaths cumulatively.

View country figures & more with the WHO African Region COVID-19 below:

COVID-19 in Africa

Source: WHO/Facebook

South Africa: 1,834 new reported cases, 714,246 cumulative cases (55.72 % of all the cases in the Region).

Attack rate of 1259.75 per 100 000 population. 53 new reported deaths, 18,944 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 2.65%. 590,071 cumulative recovered (90.25% of cumulative cases). 50,661 active cases.

Kenya: 947 new reported cases, 48,790 cumulative cases (3.81 % of all the cases in the Region).

Attack rate of 93.26 per 100 000 population. 12 new reported deaths, 896 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 1.84%. 23,887 cumulative recovered (69.43% of cumulative cases).14,018 active cases.

Ethiopia: 629 new reported cases, 92,858 cumulative cases (7.24 % of all the cases in the Region).

Attack rate of 82.3 per 100 000 population. 19 new reported deaths, 1,419 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 1.53%. 28,314 cumulative recovered (50.44% of cumulative cases). 44,597 active cases.

Angola: 197 new reported cases, 9,026 cumulative cases (0.7 % of all the cases in the Region). Attack rate of 30.87 per 100 000 population. 2 new reported deaths, 267 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 2.96%. 1,445 cumulative recovered (38.34% of cumulative cases). 5,298 active cases.

Madagascar: 158 new reported cases, 16,968 cumulative cases (1.32 % of all the cases in the Region).

Attack rate of 61.04 per 100 000 population. 6 new reported deaths, 244 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 1.44%. 14,646 cumulative recovered (96.07% of cumulative cases). 423 active cases.

Mozambique: 147 new reported cases, 11,895 cumulative cases (0.93 % of all the cases in the Region).

Attack rate of 37.18 per 100 000 population. 3 new reported deaths, 85 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 0.71%. 3,622 cumulative recovered (77.71% of cumulative cases). 2,566 active cases.

Uganda: 134 new reported cases, 11,297 cumulative cases (0.88 % of all the cases in the Region).

Attack rate of 23.03 per 100 000 population. 0 new reported deaths, 99 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 0.88%. 2,616 cumulative recovered (64.45% of cumulative cases). 3,917 active cases.

Cabo Verde: 124 new reported cases, 8,322 cumulative cases (0.65 % of all the cases in the Region).

Attack rate of 1506.65 per 100 000 population. 0 new reported deaths, 94 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 1.13%. 4,599 cumulative recovered (86.93% of cumulative cases). 994 active cases.

Ghana: 89 new reported cases, 47,690 cumulative cases (3.72 % of all the cases in the Region).

Attack rate of 156.17 per 100 000 population. 2 new reported deaths, 316 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 0.66%. 45,153 cumulative recovered (98.32% of cumulative cases). 487 active cases.

Namibia: 78 new reported cases, 12,579 cumulative cases (0.98 % of all the cases in the Region).

Attack rate of 458.46 per 100 000 population. 0 new reported deaths, 133 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 1.06%. 8,033 cumulative recovered (85.66% of cumulative cases). 1,671 active cases.

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Nigeria: 48 new reported cases, 61,930 cumulative cases (4.83 % of all the cases in the Region).

Attack rate of 29.89 per 100 000 population. 0 new reported deaths, 1,129 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 1.82%. 48,569 cumulative recovered (92.5% of cumulative cases). 3,516 active cases.

Mali: 32 new reported cases, 3,472 cumulative cases (0.27 % of all the cases in the Region). Attack rate of 16.92 per 100 000 population. 0 new reported deaths, 132 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 3.8%. 2,372 cumulative recovered (75.92% of cumulative cases). 704 active cases.

Zambia: 22 new reported cases, 16,117 cumulative cases (1.26 % of all the cases in the Region). Attack rate of 85.19 per 100 000 population. 2 new reported deaths, 348 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 2.16%. 13,618 cumulative recovered (94.18% of cumulative cases). 590 active cases.

Senegal: 18 new reported cases, 15,543 cumulative cases (1.21 % of all the cases in the Region). Attack rate of 89.06 per 100 000 population. 0 new reported deaths, 321 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 2.07%. 11,260 cumulative recovered (91.11% of cumulative cases). 1,061 active cases.

Eswatini: 16 new reported cases, 5,847 cumulative cases (0.46 % of all the cases in the Region). Attack rate of 430.22 per 100 000 population. 0 new reported deaths, 116 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 1.98%. 4,624 cumulative recovered (93.91% of cumulative cases). 240 active cases.

Comoros: 13 new reported cases, 517 cumulative cases (0.04 % of all the cases in the Region). Attack rate of 58.54 per 100 000 population. 0 new reported deaths, 7 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 1.35%. 449 cumulative recovered (95.55% of cumulative cases). 16 active cases.

Zimbabwe: 12 new reported cases, 8,269 cumulative cases (0.65 % of all the cases in the Region). Attack rate of 47.39 per 100 000 population. 0 new reported deaths, 236 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 2.85%. 5,924 cumulative recovered (94.15% of cumulative cases). 248 active cases.

Burkina Faso: 11 new reported cases, 2,444 cumulative cases (0.19 % of all the cases in the Region).

Attack rate of 11.83 per 100 000 population. 0 new reported deaths, 65 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 2.66%. 1,176 cumulative recovered (81.71% of cumulative cases). 382 active cases.

Chad: 11 new reported cases, 1,434 cumulative cases (0.11 % of all the cases in the Region). Attack rate of 6.36 per 100 000 population. 0 new reported deaths, 96 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 6.69%. 967 cumulative recovered (87.45% of cumulative cases). 84 active cases.

South Sudan: 5 new reported cases, 2,883 cumulative cases (0.22 % of all the cases in the Region). Attack rate of 19.43 per 100 000 population. 0 new reported deaths, 56 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 1.94%. 1,438 cumulative recovered (92.58% of cumulative cases). 158 active cases.

Malawi: 2 new reported cases, 5,887 cumulative cases (0.46 % of all the cases in the Region). Attack rate of 29.44 per 100 000 population. 0 new reported deaths, 183 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 3.11%. 4,040 cumulative recovered (89.83% of cumulative cases). 416 active cases.

Sierra Leone: 2 new reported cases, 2,345 cumulative cases (0.18 % of all the cases in the Region). Attack rate of 32.94 per 100 000 population. 0 new reported deaths, 74 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 3.16%. 1,650 cumulative recovered (76.08% of cumulative cases). 487 active cases.

Liberia: 2 new reported cases, 1,395 cumulative cases (0.11 % of all the cases in the Region). Attack rate of 27.38 per 100 000 population. 0 new reported deaths, 82 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 5.88%. 1,216 cumulative recovered (91.68% of cumulative cases). 34 active cases.

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Sao Tome and Principe: 2 new reported cases, 940 cumulative cases (0.07 % of all the cases in the Region). Attack rate of 446.32 per 100 000 population. 0 new reported deaths, 15 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 1.6%. 878 cumulative recovered (95.74% of cumulative cases). 25 active cases.

Burundi: 1 new reported cases, 556 cumulative cases (0.04 % of all the cases in the Region). Attack rate of 4.22 per 100 000 population. 0 new reported deaths, 1 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 0.18%. 460 cumulative recovered (91.91% of cumulative cases). 44 active cases.

Algeria: 0 new reported cases, 55,630 cumulative cases (4.34 % of all the cases in the Region). Attack rate of 129.33 per 100 000 population. 0 new reported deaths, 1,897 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 3.41%. 35,047 cumulative recovered (69.72% of cumulative cases). 14,945 active cases.

Cameroon: 0 new reported cases, 21,570 cumulative cases (1.68 % of all the cases in the Region). Attack rate of 77.35 per 100 000 population. 0 new reported deaths,425 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 1.97%. 19,285 cumulative recovered (94.7% of cumulative cases). 718 active cases.

Côte d’Ivoire: 0 new reported cases, 20,405 cumulative cases (1.59 % of all the cases in the Region). Attack rate of 79.71 per 100 000 population. 0 new reported deaths, 121 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 0.59%. 18,392 cumulative recovered (98.51% of cumulative cases). 184 active cases.

Guinea: 0 new reported cases, 11,669 cumulative cases (0.91 % of all the cases in the Region). Attack rate of 81.31 per 100 000 population. 0 new reported deaths, 71 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 0.61%. 9,692 cumulative recovered (89.81% of cumulative cases). 1,118 active cases.

Democratic Republic of the Congo: 0 new reported cases, 11,122 cumulative cases (0.87 % of all the cases in the Region). Attack rate of 11.82 per 100 000 population. 0 new reported deaths, 304 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 2.73%. 9,930 cumulative recovered (93.32% of cumulative cases). 438 active cases.

Gabon: 0 new reported cases, 8,919 cumulative cases (0.7 % of all the cases in the Region). Attack rate of 465.54 per 100 000 population. 0 new reported deaths, 54 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 0.61%. 7,848 cumulative recovered (95.44% of cumulative cases). 353 active cases.

Mauritania: 0 new reported cases, 7,662 cumulative cases (0.6 % of all the cases in the Region). Attack rate of 168.53 per 100 000 population. 0 new reported deaths, 163 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 2.13%. 6,951 cumulative recovered (96.24% of cumulative cases). 125 active cases.

Botswana: 0 new reported cases, 5,923 cumulative cases (0.46 % of all the cases in the Region). Attack rate of 241.79 per 100 000 population. 0 new reported deaths, 21 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 0.35%. 624 cumulative recovered (15.65% of cumulative cases). 4,975 active cases.

Congo: 0 new reported cases, 5,253 cumulative cases (0.41 % of all the cases in the Region). Attack rate of 88.28 per 100 000 population. 0 new reported deaths, 92 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 1.75%. 3,913 cumulative recovered (84.24% of cumulative cases). 736 active cases.

Equatorial Guinea: 0 new reported cases, 5,079 cumulative cases (0.4 % of all the cases in the Region). Attack rate of 524.82 per 100 000 population. 0 new reported deaths, 83 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 1.63%. 4,509 cumulative recovered (97.7% of cumulative cases). 34 active cases.

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Central African Republic: 0 new reported cases, 4,862 cumulative cases (0.38 % of all the cases in the Region). Attack rate of 23.45 per 100 000 population. 0 new reported deaths, 62 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 1.28%. 1,830 cumulative recovered (39.78% of cumulative cases). 2,866 active cases.

Gambia: 0 new reported cases, 3,659 cumulative cases (0.29 % of all the cases in the Region). Attack rate of 156.65 per 100 000 population. 0 new reported deaths, 119 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 3.25%. 1,992 cumulative recovered (72.7% of cumulative cases). 880 active cases.

Benin: 0 new reported cases, 2,557 cumulative cases (0.2 % of all the cases in the Region). Attack rate of 20.48 per 100 000 population. 0 new reported deaths, 41 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 1.6%. 1,950 cumulative recovered (92.57% of cumulative cases). 149 active cases.

Guinea-Bissau: 0 new reported cases, 2,403 cumulative cases (0.19 % of all the cases in the Region). Attack rate of 113.43 per 100 000 population. 0 new reported deaths, 41 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 1.71%. 1,468 cumulative recovered (75.66% of cumulative cases). 544 active cases.

Togo: 0 new reported cases, 2,162 cumulative cases (0.17 % of all the cases in the Region). Attack rate of 26.17 per 100 000 population. 0 new reported deaths, 52 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 2.41%. 1,269 cumulative recovered (73.36% of cumulative cases). 524 active cases.

Lesotho: 0 new reported cases, 1,934 cumulative cases (0.15 % of all the cases in the Region). Attack rate of 85.91 per 100 000 population. 0 new reported deaths, 43 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 2.22%. 754 cumulative recovered (49.69% of cumulative cases). 930 active cases.

Niger: 0 new reported cases, 1,215 cumulative cases (0.09 % of all the cases in the Region). Attack rate of 3.34 per 100 000 population. 0 new reported deaths, 69 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 5.68%. 1,104 cumulative recovered (92.84% of cumulative cases). 18 active cases.

United Republic of Tanzania: 0 new reported cases, 509 cumulative cases (0.04 % of all the cases in the Region). Attack rate of 0.79 per 100 000 population. 0 new reported deaths, 21 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 4.13%. 180 cumulative recovered (35.36% of cumulative cases). 308 active cases.

Eritrea: 0 new reported cases, 461 cumulative cases (0.04 % of all the cases in the Region). Attack rate of 7.77 per 100 000 population. 0 new reported deaths, 0 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 0%. 305 cumulative recovered (87.85% of cumulative cases). 56 active cases.

Mauritius: 0 new reported cases, 435 cumulative cases (0.03 % of all the cases in the Region). Attack rate of 33.68 per 100 000 population. 0 new reported deaths, 10 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 2.3%. 338 cumulative recovered (88.74% of cumulative cases). 39 active cases.

Seychelles: 0 new reported cases, 152 cumulative cases (0.01 % of all the cases in the Region). Attack rate of 153.71 per 100 000 population. 0 new reported deaths, 0 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 0%. 135 cumulative recovered (97.37% of cumulative cases). 4 active cases.

Rwanda: -2 new reported cases, 5,060 cumulative cases (0.39 % of all the cases in the Region). Attack rate of 38.57 per 100 000 population. 0 new reported deaths, 34 cumulative deaths with a CFR of 0.67%. 2,961 cumulative recovered (94.98% of cumulative cases). 220 active cases.

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