COVID-19 Total Cases and Deaths in Africa By Country

Created on March 21, 2020.
Updated on December 3, 2021 1:51 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
8,681,372
Cases Per 100K
666
Deaths
223,189
Deaths Per 100K
17

Use the map below to interactively explore the total confirmed cases, total active cases, total deaths, total confirmed cases per 100K, and total deaths per 100K. Use the time slider to explore the progress over time. We also have a table of the data below. You can use the table to filter, sort, and explore the data further.

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.
  • ** John Hopkins University have discontinued providing data on Recoverd cases. As such, we will stop providing summarized results on Recovered Cases and Active cases for Africa, starting from August 15, 2021.
Last Updated on: December 3, 2021 1:51 PM
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Country Cases Cases Per 100K Recovered Deaths Deaths Per 100K
Algeria 210,921 489.91 6,083 14.13
Angola 65,208 204.89 1,735 5.45
Benin 24,863 210.68 161 1.36
Botswana 195,302 8,477.74 2,419 105.01
Burkina Faso 16,000 78.74 286 1.41
Burundi 20,439 177.26 38 0.33
Cameroon 107,148 414.08 1,804 6.97
Cape Verde 38,405 6,983.54 350 63.64
Central African Republic 11,742 247.45 101 2.13
Chad 5,107 32.03 175 1.1
Comoros 4,521 531.33 150 17.63
Democratic Republic of the Congo 58,319 67.19 1,107 1.27
Djibouti 13,505 1,387.18 187 19.21
Egypt 360,435 359.04 20,594 20.51
Equatorial Guinea 13,599 1,002.89 175 12.91
Eritrea 7,412 60
Ethiopia 371,803 331.73 6,784 6.05
Gabon 37,342 1,718.79 279 12.84
Gambia 9,992 425.61 342 14.57
Ghana 130,920 430.41 1,209 3.98
Guinea 30,770 240.93 387 3.03
Guinea Bissau 6,442 335.36 148 7.71
Ivory Coast 61,775 240.22 705 2.74
Kenya 255,260 485.53 5,335 10.15
Lesotho 21,807 1,026.08 663 31.2
Liberia 5,824 117.96 287 5.81
Libya 373,739 5,514.45 5,476 80.8
Madagascar 44,330 164.37 967 3.59
Malawi 61,936 332.48 2,307 12.38
Mali 17,572 89.39 611 3.11
Mauritania 39,408 870.76 835 18.45
Mauritius 21,040 1,662.31 240 18.96
Morocco 950,223 2,605.37 14,782 40.53
Mozambique 151,652 499.41 1,941 6.39
Namibia 129,243 5,181.07 3,573 143.23
Niger 7,056 30.27 261 1.12
Nigeria 214,270 106.62 2,978 1.48
Republic of Congo 18,970 352.57 354 6.58
Rwanda 100,381 794.98 1,343 10.64
Sao Tome and Principe 3,732 1,735.43 56 26.04
Senegal 73,996 454.07 1,886 11.57
Seychelles 23,537 24,109.6 127 130.09
Sierra Leone 6,402 81.94 121 1.55
Somalia 23,016 149.04 1,327 8.59
South Africa 2,988,148 5,102.86 89,915 153.55
South Sudan 12,777 115.5 133 1.2
Sudan 43,489 101.58 3,164 7.39
Swaziland 46,917 4,086.37 1,248 108.7
Tanzania 26,270 45.29 730 1.26
Togo 26,282 325.18 243 3.01
Tunisia 717,908 6,138.74 25,381 217.03
Uganda 127,618 288.27 3,252 7.35
Zambia 210,220 1,176.98 3,667 20.53
Zimbabwe 136,379 931.2 4,707 32.14