COVID-19 Total Cases and Deaths in Africa By Country

Created on March 21, 2020.
Updated on December 2, 2022 1:57 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
12,427,641
Cases Per 100K
954
Deaths
257,229
Deaths Per 100K
20

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 2, 2022 1:57 PM
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Country Cases Cases Per 100K Recovered Deaths Deaths Per 100K
Algeria 271,096 629.68 6,881 15.98
Angola 104,676 328.91 1,924 6.05
Benin 27,980 237.1 163 1.38
Botswana 326,633 14,178.61 2,790 121.11
Burkina Faso 21,631 106.45 387 1.9
Burundi 51,018 442.46 38 0.33
Cameroon 123,993 479.17 1,965 7.59
Cape Verde 63,051 11,465.15 412 74.92
Central African Republic 15,311 322.66 113 2.38
Chad 7,646 47.95 194 1.22
Comoros 8,965 1,053.6 161 18.92
Democratic Republic of the Congo 94,204 108.54 1,455 1.68
Djibouti 15,690 1,611.62 189 19.41
Egypt 515,645 513.65 24,798 24.7
Equatorial Guinea 17,183 1,267.2 183 13.5
Eritrea 10,189 103
Ethiopia 494,645 441.34 7,572 6.76
Gabon 48,973 2,254.14 306 14.09
Gambia 12,586 536.1 372 15.85
Ghana 171,009 562.2 1,461 4.8
Guinea 38,153 298.74 464 3.63
Guinea Bissau 8,848 460.61 176 9.16
Ivory Coast 87,887 341.75 830 3.23
Kenya 341,696 649.93 5,684 10.81
Lesotho 34,490 1,622.86 706 33.22
Liberia 8,022 162.48 294 5.96
Libya 507,084 7,481.93 6,437 94.98
Madagascar 67,259 249.39 1,412 5.24
Malawi 88,086 472.85 2,685 14.41
Mali 32,760 166.65 742 3.78
Mauritania 63,420 1,401.33 997 22.03
Mauritius 276,456 21,841.95 1,034 81.69
Morocco 1,269,002 3,479.41 16,284 44.65
Mozambique 230,624 759.48 2,226 7.33
Namibia 169,946 6,812.76 4,080 163.56
Niger 9,434 40.47 314 1.35
Nigeria 266,283 132.5 3,155 1.57
Republic of Congo 25,375 471.61 386 7.17
Rwanda 132,762 1,051.42 1,467 11.62
Sao Tome and Principe 6,278 2,919.35 77 35.81
Senegal 88,873 545.36 1,968 12.08
Seychelles 50,068 51,286.04 171 175.16
Sierra Leone 7,759 99.31 126 1.61
Somalia 27,286 176.69 1,361 8.81
South Africa 4,042,208 6,902.88 102,464 174.98
South Sudan 18,350 165.88 138 1.25
Sudan 63,637 148.64 4,990 11.66
Swaziland 73,770 6,425.21 1,422 123.85
Tanzania 40,656 70.09 845 1.46
Togo 39,330 486.62 290 3.59
Tunisia 1,147,072 9,808.46 29,268 250.27
Uganda 169,733 383.41 3,630 8.2
Zambia 333,746 1,868.57 4,019 22.5
Zimbabwe 259,164 1,769.58 5,620 38.37