Africa records over 31 000 Covid-19 deaths and over a million recoveries

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As of September 6, the confirmed cases of COVID-19 from 55 African countries have reached 1,291,832.

Reported deaths in Africa have reached 31,079 and recoveries 1,029,456.

South Africa has the most reported cases – 636,884, with deaths numbering 14,779. Other most-affected countries include Egypt (99,720 cases), Morocco (70,168), Nigeria (54,905), Ethiopia (57,466), and Algeria (46,071).

The numbers are compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University (world map) using statistics from the World Health Organization and other international institutions as well national and regional public health departments.