COVID-19 Total Cases and Deaths in Africa By Country

Created on March 21, 2020.
Updated on June 20, 2021 12:49 PM.

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
5,178,520
Cases Per 100K
397
Active
481,782
Recovered
4,559,657
Deaths
137,081
Deaths Per 100K
11

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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: June 20, 2021 12:49 PM
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Country Cases Cases Per 100K Recovered Deaths Deaths Per 100K
Algeria 135,586 314.93 94,336 3,624 8.42
Angola 37,604 118.16 31,589 856 2.69
Benin 8,140 68.98 7,979 103 0.87
Botswana 63,247 2,745.46 58,541 940 40.8
Burkina Faso 13,468 66.28 13,290 167 0.82
Burundi 5,121 44.41 773 8 0.07
Cameroon 80,328 310.43 35,261 1,313 5.07
Cape Verde 31,964 5,812.32 30,943 281 51.1
Central African Republic 7,101 149.65 6,859 98 2.07
Chad 4,946 31.02 4,768 174 1.09
Comoros 3,908 459.29 3,745 146 17.16
Democratic Republic of the Congo 37,519 43.23 27,931 873 1.01
Djibouti 11,587 1,190.17 11,424 155 15.92
Egypt 276,756 275.69 205,157 15,829 15.77
Equatorial Guinea 8,698 641.45 8,489 120 8.85
Eritrea 5,336 4,782 19
Ethiopia 275,036 245.4 254,296 4,280 3.82
Gabon 24,864 1,144.45 24,264 158 7.27
Gambia 6,024 256.59 5,827 181 7.71
Ghana 94,913 312.03 92,881 793 2.61
Guinea 23,450 183.62 22,250 168 1.32
Guinea Bissau 3,825 199.12 3,558 69 3.59
Ivory Coast 48,031 186.77 47,420 307 1.19
Kenya 178,792 340.08 122,631 3,447 6.56
Lesotho 11,081 521.39 6,445 329 15.48
Liberia 2,834 57.4 2,105 95 1.92
Libya 190,426 2,809.7 175,923 3,173 46.82
Madagascar 42,087 156.06 40,425 896 3.32
Malawi 34,832 186.98 32,847 1,168 6.27
Mali 14,380 73.15 10,022 524 2.67
Mauritania 20,314 448.86 19,372 480 10.61
Mauritius 1,701 134.39 1,265 18 1.42
Morocco 526,363 1,443.21 513,382 9,237 25.33
Mozambique 72,367 238.32 70,041 847 2.79
Namibia 71,761 2,876.73 58,970 1,134 45.46
Niger 5,469 23.46 5,178 193 0.83
Nigeria 167,206 83.2 163,550 2,117 1.05
Republic of Congo 12,298 228.57 11,211 161 2.99
Rwanda 30,517 241.68 26,578 379 3
Sao Tome and Principe 2,362 1,098.32 2,314 37 17.2
Senegal 42,333 259.77 40,817 1,158 7.11
Seychelles 14,123 14,466.58 12,505 55 56.34
Sierra Leone 4,702 60.18 3,233 82 1.05
Somalia 14,852 96.17 7,150 775 5.02
South Africa 1,810,164 3,091.22 1,640,849 58,590 100.05
South Sudan 10,770 97.36 10,514 115 1.04
Sudan 36,347 84.9 30,062 2,737 6.39
Swaziland 18,811 1,638.4 18,005 677 58.97
Tanzania 509 0.88 183 21 0.04
Togo 13,715 169.69 13,353 127 1.57
Tunisia 381,175 3,259.38 331,910 13,960 119.37
Uganda 70,176 158.52 49,327 626 1.41
Zambia 126,973 710.89 105,960 1,595 8.93
Zimbabwe 41,628 284.24 37,167 1,666 11.38