COVID-19 Total Cases and Deaths in Africa By Country

Created on March 21, 2020.
Updated on May 7, 2021 11:45 AM.

We took a look at the impact of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic on African countries using data from Johns Hopkins University. Here, we show the total COVID-19 confirmed cases, active cases, recoveries, and deaths. We also show the cases and deaths per 100K of the residents of each African country. We calculate the COVID-19 cases and deaths per 100K residents using the 2019 population estimates from World Bank.

Summary of COVID-19 Cases in Africa

Cases
4,608,099
Cases Per 100K
354
Active
360,446
Recovered
4,124,037
Deaths
123,616
Deaths Per 100K
9

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Note: We update this data daily based on new data from Johns Hopkins University. Currently, we update this data once every morning EST time. As such, these results, mostly reflects updates at the close of the previous day.

Last Updated on: May 7, 2021 11:45 AM
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Country Cases Cases Per 100K Recovered Deaths Deaths Per 100K
Algeria 123,473 286.79 86,007 3,307 7.68
Angola 27,921 87.73 24,503 622 1.95
Benin 7,884 66.81 7,652 100 0.85
Botswana 48,417 2,101.71 46,226 734 31.86
Burkina Faso 13,353 65.71 13,111 162 0.8
Burundi 4,093 35.5 773 6 0.05
Cameroon 74,946 289.63 35,261 1,152 4.45
Cape Verde 25,526 4,641.64 22,105 230 41.82
Central African Republic 6,674 140.65 5,112 93 1.96
Chad 4,854 30.44 4,612 170 1.07
Comoros 3,847 452.12 3,681 146 17.16
Democratic Republic of the Congo 30,201 34.8 26,319 770 0.89
Djibouti 11,307 1,161.41 11,006 148 15.2
Egypt 234,015 233.11 175,117 13,714 13.66
Equatorial Guinea 7,694 567.41 7,279 112 8.26
Eritrea 3,734 3,602 12
Ethiopia 260,802 232.7 205,458 3,822 3.41
Gabon 23,201 1,067.9 19,740 140 6.44
Gambia 5,925 252.37 5,547 175 7.45
Ghana 92,828 305.18 90,462 783 2.57
Guinea 22,505 176.22 20,078 148 1.16
Guinea Bissau 3,738 194.59 3,373 67 3.49
Ivory Coast 46,315 180.1 45,764 291 1.13
Kenya 162,098 308.32 110,480 2,850 5.42
Lesotho 10,749 505.77 6,427 319 15.01
Liberia 2,113 42.8 1,959 85 1.72
Libya 179,193 2,643.96 165,504 3,059 45.14
Madagascar 38,337 142.15 34,727 695 2.58
Malawi 34,151 183.32 32,135 1,152 6.18
Mali 14,029 71.36 8,878 493 2.51
Mauritania 18,576 410.46 17,817 456 10.08
Mauritius 1,216 96.07 1,111 17 1.34
Morocco 513,016 1,406.61 499,917 9,049 24.81
Mozambique 70,108 230.88 67,696 819 2.7
Namibia 49,460 1,982.74 46,922 674 27.02
Niger 5,286 22.68 4,870 192 0.82
Nigeria 165,301 82.25 155,424 2,065 1.03
Republic of Congo 11,016 204.74 8,208 147 2.73
Rwanda 25,486 201.84 23,876 338 2.68
Sao Tome and Principe 2,317 1,077.39 2,258 35 16.27
Senegal 40,578 249 39,285 1,116 6.85
Seychelles 6,373 6,528.04 5,277 28 28.68
Sierra Leone 4,068 52.07 3,078 79 1.01
Somalia 14,368 93.04 6,152 745 4.82
South Africa 1,590,370 2,715.88 1,511,905 54,620 93.28
South Sudan 10,620 96 10,312 115 1.04
Sudan 34,461 80.49 27,247 2,365 5.52
Swaziland 18,473 1,608.96 17,768 671 58.44
Tanzania 509 0.88 183 21 0.04
Togo 13,068 161.69 11,385 123 1.52
Tunisia 317,010 2,710.71 272,505 11,208 95.84
Uganda 42,152 95.22 41,652 345 0.78
Zambia 91,946 514.79 90,264 1,256 7.03
Zimbabwe 38,398 262.18 36,027 1,575 10.75