Upsurge in Africa’s Covid-19 Cases

Africa’s COVID-19 cases are seeing an upsurge, especially in previously redundant states. The kingdom of Lesotho and the Comoros Islands are the only states yet to record a single case of this deadly pandemic. Ghana recorded 112 new cases three days after the lockdown was eased in the key regions most affected.


Currently, Algeria, Egypt, South Africa, and Morocco are the states above the 3000 mark of positive COVID-19 cases in Africa. Algeria, Egypt and South Africa have the highest number of recoveries above the 1000 mark while the highest number of deaths were also recorded in Algeria at 407 fatalities.

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Africa’s COVID-19 Cases

The Total confirmed cases from the Coronavirus pandemic in Africa has risen to 27,368 with 8,171 total recoveries and 1,297 confirmed deaths.

See the latest figures updated on April 24 2020  and a breakdown of Corona Virus cases per African Union member state.

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Compiled by Abiodun Abidoye  Member Southern African Freelancers Association and Publisher Africa Online News.

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