Top 10 African Nations with the Largest Number of COVID-19 Infections

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Just over 35,000 coronavirus cases have now been reported in 53 of the 54 countries in Africa, according to the Africa Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (Africa CDC).

Top 10 African Nations with the Largest Number of COVID-19 Infections

Top 10 countries in Africa with the largest number of COVID-19 infections

The 10 countries in Africa with the largest number of COVID-19 infections are as follows:

South Africa is the hardest-hit African country with 5951 cases, followed by Egypt with 5895 cases, Morocco with 4569 cases, Algeria with 3649 cases, Nigeria with 2170 cases, Ghana with 2074 cases, Cameroon with 1832 cases, Guinea with 1537 cases, Cote d’ivoire with 1333 cases, and Djibouti with 1092 cases.

Country Cases
South Africa 5951
Egypt 5895
Morocco 4569
Algeria 3649
Nigeria 2170
Ghana 2074
Cameroon 1832
Guinea 1537
Cote d’ivoire 1333
Djibouti 1097

The 10 countries in sub-Saharan Africa with the largest number of COVID-19 infections

Top 10 African Nations with the Largest Number of COVID-19 Infections

The 10 countries in sub-Saharan Africa with the largest number of COVID-19 infections are as follows:

South Africa is the hardest-hit country in Sub-Saharan Africa with 5951 cases, Nigeria with 2170 cases, Ghana with 2074 cases, Cameroon with 1832 cases, Guinea with 1537 cases, Cote d’ivoire with 1333 cases, Djibouti with 1092 cases, Niger with 728 cases, Burkina Faso with 649 cases, and Congo, Democratic Republic with 604 cases.

Country Cases
South Africa 5951
Nigeria 2170
Ghana 2074
Cameroon 1832
Guinea 1537
Cote d’ivoire 1333
Djibouti 1097
Niger 728
Burkina Faso 649
Congo, Democratic Republic 604

Since appearing in China last December, the novel coronavirus has spread to 210 countries and territories around the world and 2 international conveyances with Europe being the worst-hit continent, according to figures compiled by the U.S.-based Johns Hopkins University.

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Over 3 million cases have been reported worldwide, with the global death toll of 225,529, and more than 986,446 recoveries.

Sources: WHO; Johns Hopkins; nCoV.



Mr Madu
Mr Madu is a freelance writer, a lover of Africa and a frequent hiker who loves long, vigorous walks, usually on hills or mountains.

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