Africa’s COVID-19 cases near 3.8 million

Addis Ababa [Africa], February 20 (ANI/Xinhua): African countries have reported 3,799,029 COVID-19 cases as of Friday evening, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.

February 20, 2021

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Addis Ababa [Africa], February 20 (ANI/Xinhua): African countries have reported 3,799,029 COVID-19 cases as of Friday evening, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
Meanwhile, the death toll from COVID-19 on the continent has risen to 100,359, it added.
South Africa has reported 48,708 deaths from COVID-19, the highest death toll in Africa, followed by
Egypt and Morocco with 10,201 and 8,524, respectively.
A total of 3,349,323 COVID-19 patients have recovered across the continent so far.
The African Union has emphasized that the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic “is not just a severe health emergency, it is also a grave economic and social crisis.” (ANI/Xinhua)

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