Data last updated: 8:45pm GMT, 20 May 2022

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COVID-19 Information for Africa

Active Cases in Africa

COVID-19 in Africa
+7,728New Cases*
495,944,216Vaccinations
12,226,264Confirmed Cases
254,383Deaths
* Compared to yesterday's data
Cases
Deaths
Southern Africa
5,468,130
125,922
North Africa
3,551,776
87,635
East Africa
1,986,530
24,313
West Africa
897,102
11,997
Central Africa
322,726
4,516

In Africa, as of 8:14pm GMT, 20 May 2022, there have been 12,226,264 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 254,383 deaths, reported to WHO. As of 15 May 2022, a total of 495,944,216 vaccine doses have been administered.

Source:World Health Organization

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Regions Comparison

Southern Africa

5,468,130Confirmed

North Africa

3,551,776Confirmed

East Africa

1,986,530Confirmed

West Africa

897,102Confirmed

Central Africa

322,726Confirmed
Source:World Health Organization

Cases & Deaths by Country

South Africa

3,915,258Total Cases
100,898Total Deaths

Morocco

1,166,100Total Cases
16,075Total Deaths

Tunisia

1,041,789Total Cases
28,628Total Deaths

Egypt

513,881Total Cases
24,690Total Deaths

Libya

501,954Total Cases
6,430Total Deaths

Ethiopia

471,145Total Cases
7,512Total Deaths

Réunion

411,363Total Cases
770Total Deaths

Kenya

324,129Total Cases
5,649Total Deaths

Zambia

319,755Total Cases
3,976Total Deaths

Botswana

306,200Total Cases
2,690Total Deaths

Algeria

265,841Total Cases
6,875Total Deaths

Nigeria

255,924Total Cases
3,143Total Deaths

Zimbabwe

250,206Total Cases
5,487Total Deaths

Mozambique

225,546Total Cases
2,201Total Deaths

Mauritius

224,722Total Cases
996Total Deaths

Uganda

164,153Total Cases
3,598Total Deaths

Ghana

161,325Total Cases
1,445Total Deaths

Namibia

160,640Total Cases
4,031Total Deaths

Rwanda

129,970Total Cases
1,459Total Deaths

Cameroon

119,780Total Cases
1,927Total Deaths

Angola

99,287Total Cases
1,900Total Deaths

Democratic Republic of the Congo

87,633Total Cases
1,338Total Deaths

Senegal

86,058Total Cases
1,966Total Deaths

Malawi

85,909Total Cases
2,637Total Deaths

Côte d’Ivoire

82,034Total Cases
799Total Deaths

Eswatini

72,024Total Cases
1,404Total Deaths

Madagascar

64,276Total Cases
1,393Total Deaths

Sudan

62,211Total Cases
4,937Total Deaths

Mauritania

58,920Total Cases
982Total Deaths

Cabo Verde

56,127Total Cases
401Total Deaths

Gabon

47,608Total Cases
304Total Deaths

Seychelles

43,632Total Cases
167Total Deaths

Burundi

41,606Total Cases
15Total Deaths

Togo

37,034Total Cases
273Total Deaths

Guinea

36,661Total Cases
442Total Deaths

United Republic of Tanzania

33,928Total Cases
803Total Deaths

Lesotho

33,305Total Cases
698Total Deaths

Mali

31,043Total Cases
734Total Deaths

Benin

26,670Total Cases
163Total Deaths

Somalia

26,518Total Cases
1,361Total Deaths

Congo

24,052Total Cases
385Total Deaths

Burkina Faso

20,899Total Cases
384Total Deaths

South Sudan

17,551Total Cases
138Total Deaths

Equatorial Guinea

15,910Total Cases
183Total Deaths

Djibouti

15,675Total Cases
189Total Deaths

Central African Republic

14,358Total Cases
113Total Deaths

Gambia

11,999Total Cases
365Total Deaths

Eritrea

9,752Total Cases
103Total Deaths

Niger

9,031Total Cases
310Total Deaths

Guinea-Bissau

8,240Total Cases
171Total Deaths

Comoros

8,110Total Cases
160Total Deaths

Sierra Leone

7,682Total Cases
125Total Deaths

Liberia

7,455Total Cases
294Total Deaths

Chad

7,415Total Cases
193Total Deaths

Sao Tome and Principe

5,970Total Cases
73Total Deaths

Saint Helena

0Total Cases
0Total Deaths
Source:World Health Organization