African countries with 100+ coronavirus cases: Regional breakdown

African countries with 100+ coronavirus cases: Regional breakdown
African countries with 100+ coronavirus cases: Regional breakdown

By Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban 

AFRICA

The numbers of confirmed cases across the continue continues to grow with each passing day. The World Health Organization Africa regional head warns that a spike is expected in the coming weeks.

Whiles the figures remain very low in a number of countries, quite a sizeable number has passed the 100 mark with only a handful in the 1000+ bracket – South Africa, Algeria, Egypt and Morocco.

South Africa the most impacted country has been praised by some analysts for their dedication to mass and intensive testing which an African Union Center for Disease Control, CDC, official has asked that all countries need to scale up if the magnitude of infection is to be ascertained.

This article looks at a regional breakdown of countries that have passed the 100 mark and above. The basic records are referenced from the African Union’s Africa Center for Disease Control, Africa CDC and the John Hopkins hospital LIVE portal, we also prioritize tallies from trusted national sources.

North Africa

  • Algeria – 1,666
  • Egypt – 1,699
  • Morocco – 1,374
  • Tunisia – 643

West Africa

  • Burkina Faso – 443
  • Ghana – 378
  • Guinea – 194
  • Ivory Coast – 444
  • Niger – 410
  • Nigeria- 288
  • Senegal – 250

Central Africa

  • Cameroon – 803
  • DR Congo – 215

East Africa

  • Djibouti – 140
  • Kenya – 184
  • Mauritius – 314
  • Rwanda – 113

Southern Africa

  • South Africa – 2,003

Virus-free = Comoros, Lesotho

SOURCED FROM AFRICANEWS.

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