COVID-19 Total Cases and Deaths in Africa By Country

Created on March 21, 2020.
Updated on August 12, 2022 12:18 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
12,290,595
Cases Per 100K
943
Deaths
256,246
Deaths Per 100K
20

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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: August 12, 2022 12:18 PM
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Country Cases Cases Per 100K Recovered Deaths Deaths Per 100K
Algeria 268,718 624.16 6,878 15.98
Angola 102,636 322.5 1,917 6.02
Benin 27,316 231.47 163 1.38
Botswana 325,824 14,143.49 2,774 120.42
Burkina Faso 21,128 103.97 387 1.9
Burundi 47,762 414.22 38 0.33
Cameroon 120,215 464.57 1,931 7.46
Cape Verde 62,244 11,318.41 410 74.55
Central African Republic 14,781 311.5 113 2.38
Chad 7,442 46.67 193 1.21
Comoros 8,351 981.44 160 18.8
Democratic Republic of the Congo 92,456 106.53 1,391 1.6
Djibouti 15,690 1,611.62 189 19.41
Egypt 515,645 513.65 24,781 24.69
Equatorial Guinea 16,795 1,238.59 183 13.5
Eritrea 10,130 103
Ethiopia 492,667 439.57 7,569 6.75
Gabon 48,592 2,236.61 306 14.09
Gambia 12,238 521.28 368 15.68
Ghana 168,350 553.46 1,458 4.79
Guinea 37,429 293.07 445 3.48
Guinea Bissau 8,452 440 174 9.06
Ivory Coast 85,966 334.28 815 3.17
Kenya 337,912 642.74 5,673 10.79
Lesotho 34,206 1,609.49 704 33.13
Liberia 7,552 152.96 294 5.96
Libya 505,956 7,465.28 6,434 94.93
Madagascar 66,557 246.79 1,409 5.22
Malawi 87,691 470.73 2,672 14.34
Mali 31,240 158.92 739 3.76
Mauritania 62,696 1,385.33 992 21.92
Mauritius 248,720 19,650.62 1,015 80.19
Morocco 1,263,164 3,463.4 16,264 44.59
Mozambique 229,836 756.89 2,218 7.3
Namibia 169,253 6,784.98 4,073 163.28
Niger 9,132 39.17 311 1.33
Nigeria 262,402 130.57 3,147 1.57
Republic of Congo 24,837 461.61 386 7.17
Rwanda 132,336 1,048.05 1,466 11.61
Sao Tome and Principe 6,120 2,845.88 76 35.34
Senegal 87,723 538.3 1,968 12.08
Seychelles 45,692 46,803.59 168 172.09
Sierra Leone 7,740 99.06 125 1.6
Somalia 27,020 174.97 1,361 8.81
South Africa 4,004,555 6,838.58 101,982 174.16
South Sudan 17,823 161.12 138 1.25
Sudan 63,128 147.45 4,960 11.59
Swaziland 73,318 6,385.85 1,419 123.59
Tanzania 38,205 65.86 841 1.45
Togo 38,236 473.08 281 3.48
Tunisia 1,139,241 9,741.5 29,153 249.28
Uganda 169,396 382.65 3,628 8.2
Zambia 331,568 1,856.38 4,016 22.49
Zimbabwe 256,513 1,751.48 5,587 38.15