Covid-19: Africa Update

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There are now more than 700 confirmed cases of coronavirus across the African continent, with a number of countries imposing a range of prevention and containment measures against the spread of the pandemic.

List:

North Africa

  • Algeria – 139
  • Egypt – 294
  • Morocco – 96
  • Tunisia – 60

Virus-free = Western Sahara, Libya

West Africa

  • Benin – 2
  • Burkina Faso – 75
  • Ghana – 19
  • Guinea – 2
  • Ivory Coast – 14
  • Liberia – 3
  • Mauritania – 2
  • Nigeria- 22
  • Senegal – 56
  • Togo – 15
  • The Gambia – 1
  • Niger – 1
  • Cape Verde – 3

Virus-free = Sierra Leone, Mali, Guinea-Bissau

Central Africa

  • Cameroon – 27
  • Central African Republic – 3
  • Congo-Brazzaville – 4
  • DR Congo – 23
  • Equatorial Guinea – 6
  • Gabon – 6
  • Chad – 1

Virus-free = Sao Tome and Principe

Southern Africa

  • Eswatini – 1
  • Namibia – 3
  • South Africa – 240
  • Zambia – 3
  • Zimbabwe – 2
  • Madagascar – 3
  • Angola – 2
  • Mozambique – 1

Virus-free = Malawi, Comoros, Lesotho, Botswana

East Africa / Horn of Africa

  • Ethiopia – 9
  • Kenya – 7
  • Rwanda – 17
  • Seychelles – 6
  • Somalia – 1
  • Sudan – 2
  • Tanzania – 6
  • Djibouti – 1
  • Mauritius – 7
  • Eritrea
  • Uganda

Virus-free = Burundi, South Sudan