COVID-19 Total Cases and Deaths in Africa By Country

Created on March 21, 2020.
Updated on May 13, 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
11,767,384
Cases Per 100K
903
Deaths
253,315
Deaths Per 100K
19

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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.
  • ** 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: May 13, 2022 1:57 PM
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Country Cases Cases Per 100K Recovered Deaths Deaths Per 100K
Algeria 265,808 617.4 6,875 15.97
Angola 99,287 311.98 1,900 5.97
Benin 26,952 228.39 163 1.38
Botswana 306,324 13,297.03 2,690 116.77
Burkina Faso 20,899 102.84 384 1.89
Burundi 41,235 357.61 38 0.33
Cameroon 119,780 462.89 1,927 7.45
Cape Verde 56,099 10,201 401 72.92
Central African Republic 14,649 308.71 113 2.38
Chad 7,414 46.49 193 1.21
Comoros 8,108 952.88 160 18.8
Democratic Republic of the Congo 87,023 100.27 1,337 1.54
Djibouti 15,631 1,605.56 189 19.41
Egypt 515,645 513.65 24,669 24.57
Equatorial Guinea 15,910 1,173.32 183 13.5
Eritrea 9,740 103
Ethiopia 470,851 420.11 7,510 6.7
Gabon 47,608 2,191.31 304 13.99
Gambia 11,996 510.97 365 15.55
Ghana 161,280 530.22 1,445 4.75
Guinea 36,597 286.56 442 3.46
Guinea Bissau 8,215 427.66 171 8.9
Ivory Coast 81,985 318.8 799 3.11
Kenya 323,952 616.18 5,649 10.75
Lesotho 33,151 1,559.85 697 32.8
Liberia 7,451 150.91 294 5.96
Libya 501,919 7,405.72 6,430 94.87
Madagascar 64,236 238.18 1,393 5.17
Malawi 85,855 460.87 2,635 14.15
Mali 30,978 157.59 733 3.73
Mauritania 58,805 1,299.36 982 21.7
Mauritius 223,793 17,681.21 996 78.69
Morocco 1,165,552 3,195.77 16,071 44.06
Mozambique 225,470 742.51 2,201 7.25
Namibia 159,503 6,394.13 4,028 161.47
Niger 9,010 38.65 310 1.33
Nigeria 255,836 127.31 3,143 1.56
Republic of Congo 24,079 447.52 385 7.16
Rwanda 129,898 1,028.74 1,459 11.56
Sao Tome and Principe 5,970 2,776.12 73 33.95
Senegal 86,029 527.9 1,966 12.06
Seychelles 43,235 44,286.81 167 171.06
Sierra Leone 7,682 98.32 125 1.6
Somalia 26,518 171.72 1,361 8.81
South Africa 3,871,085 6,610.66 100,630 171.85
South Sudan 17,525 158.42 138 1.25
Sudan 62,161 145.19 4,936 11.53
Swaziland 71,583 6,234.73 1,402 122.11
Tanzania 35,354 60.95 840 1.45
Togo 37,013 457.95 273 3.38
Tunisia 1,041,197 8,903.14 28,575 244.34
Uganda 164,153 370.8 3,598 8.13
Zambia 320,412 1,793.92 3,983 22.3
Zimbabwe 248,943 1,699.8 5,481 37.42