COVID-19 Total Cases and Deaths in Africa By Country

Created on March 21, 2020.
Updated on September 23, 2021 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
8,196,449
Cases Per 100K
629
Deaths
207,216
Deaths Per 100K
16

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: September 23, 2021 1:57 PM
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Country Cases Cases Per 100K Recovered Deaths Deaths Per 100K
Algeria 202,122 469.47 5,739 13.33
Angola 53,387 167.75 1,434 4.51
Benin 21,450 181.76 146 1.24
Botswana 173,788 7,543.87 2,354 102.18
Burkina Faso 14,076 69.27 176 0.87
Burundi 16,356 141.85 38 0.33
Cameroon 85,414 330.09 1,368 5.29
Cape Verde 37,240 6,771.71 332 60.37
Central African Republic 11,340 238.98 100 2.11
Chad 5,030 31.54 174 1.09
Comoros 4,110 483.03 147 17.28
Democratic Republic of the Congo 56,463 65.06 1,068 1.23
Djibouti 12,207 1,253.85 159 16.33
Egypt 298,988 297.83 17,043 16.98
Equatorial Guinea 11,544 851.34 140 10.33
Eritrea 6,680 41
Ethiopia 336,762 300.47 5,254 4.69
Gabon 28,726 1,322.21 178 8.19
Gambia 9,900 421.69 334 14.23
Ghana 125,830 413.67 1,130 3.72
Guinea 30,303 237.28 375 2.94
Guinea Bissau 6,093 317.19 133 6.92
Ivory Coast 59,408 231.01 583 2.27
Kenya 247,358 470.5 5,018 9.55
Lesotho 14,395 677.33 403 18.96
Liberia 5,915 119.8 283 5.73
Libya 334,049 4,928.83 4,560 67.28
Madagascar 42,898 159.06 958 3.55
Malawi 61,433 329.78 2,268 12.18
Mali 15,103 76.83 547 2.78
Mauritania 35,661 787.97 768 16.97
Mauritius 14,863 1,174.28 60 4.74
Morocco 923,924 2,533.26 14,040 38.5
Mozambique 150,280 494.9 1,906 6.28
Namibia 127,035 5,092.54 3,478 139.43
Niger 5,967 25.6 201 0.86
Nigeria 203,081 101.05 2,666 1.33
Republic of Congo 14,014 260.46 191 3.55
Rwanda 96,023 760.46 1,226 9.71
Sao Tome and Principe 3,192 1,484.27 46 21.39
Senegal 73,692 452.2 1,849 11.35
Seychelles 21,180 21,695.26 110 112.68
Sierra Leone 6,393 81.82 121 1.55
Somalia 19,235 124.56 1,079 6.99
South Africa 2,889,298 4,934.06 86,500 147.72
South Sudan 11,861 107.22 121 1.09
Sudan 38,050 88.87 2,881 6.73
Swaziland 45,578 3,969.76 1,204 104.87
Tanzania 1,367 2.36 50 0.09
Togo 24,902 308.1 216 2.67
Tunisia 702,503 6,007.01 24,654 210.81
Uganda 122,502 276.72 3,135 7.08
Zambia 208,676 1,168.33 3,639 20.37
Zimbabwe 128,804 879.48 4,592 31.35