Data last updated: 4:45pm GMT, 6 December 2022

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COVID-19 Information for Africa

Active Cases in Africa

COVID-19 in Africa
+46New Cases*
703,830,966Vaccinations
12,916,508Confirmed Cases
258,070Deaths
* Compared to yesterday's data
Cases
Deaths
Southern Africa
5,664,271
127,893
North Africa
3,773,758
88,661
East Africa
2,190,822
24,686
West Africa
949,145
12,150
Central Africa
338,512
4,680

In Africa, as of 3:50pm GMT, 6 December 2022, there have been 12,916,508 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 258,070 deaths, reported to WHO. As of 5 December 2022, a total of 703,830,966 vaccine doses have been administered.

Source:World Health Organization

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Regions Comparison

Southern Africa

5,664,271Confirmed

North Africa

3,773,758Confirmed

East Africa

2,190,822Confirmed

West Africa

949,145Confirmed

Central Africa

338,512Confirmed
Source:World Health Organization

Cases & Deaths by Country

South Africa

4,040,980Total Cases
102,428Total Deaths

Morocco

1,269,391Total Cases
16,285Total Deaths

Tunisia

1,147,072Total Cases
29,268Total Deaths

Egypt

515,456Total Cases
24,799Total Deaths

Libya

507,084Total Cases
6,437Total Deaths

Ethiopia

494,520Total Cases
7,572Total Deaths

Réunion

481,540Total Cases
903Total Deaths

Kenya

341,636Total Cases
5,684Total Deaths

Zambia

333,721Total Cases
4,019Total Deaths

Botswana

328,760Total Cases
2,782Total Deaths

Mauritius

281,163Total Cases
1,036Total Deaths

Algeria

271,100Total Cases
6,881Total Deaths

Nigeria

266,283Total Cases
3,155Total Deaths

Zimbabwe

259,164Total Cases
5,620Total Deaths

Mozambique

230,624Total Cases
2,226Total Deaths

Ghana

171,018Total Cases
1,461Total Deaths

Namibia

169,929Total Cases
4,080Total Deaths

Uganda

169,715Total Cases
3,630Total Deaths

Rwanda

132,762Total Cases
1,467Total Deaths

Cameroon

123,993Total Cases
1,965Total Deaths

Angola

104,750Total Cases
1,925Total Deaths

Democratic Republic of the Congo

94,451Total Cases
1,456Total Deaths

Senegal

88,873Total Cases
1,968Total Deaths

Malawi

88,083Total Cases
2,685Total Deaths

Côte d’Ivoire

87,887Total Cases
830Total Deaths

Eswatini

73,770Total Cases
1,422Total Deaths

Madagascar

67,259Total Cases
1,412Total Deaths

Sudan

63,655Total Cases
4,991Total Deaths

Mauritania

63,419Total Cases
997Total Deaths

Cabo Verde

62,991Total Cases
412Total Deaths

Burundi

51,018Total Cases
15Total Deaths

Seychelles

50,068Total Cases
171Total Deaths

Gabon

48,973Total Cases
306Total Deaths

United Republic of Tanzania

40,656Total Cases
845Total Deaths

Togo

39,328Total Cases
290Total Deaths

Guinea

38,153Total Cases
464Total Deaths

Lesotho

34,490Total Cases
706Total Deaths

Mali

32,760Total Cases
742Total Deaths

Benin

27,980Total Cases
163Total Deaths

Somalia

27,286Total Cases
1,361Total Deaths

Congo

24,775Total Cases
386Total Deaths

Burkina Faso

21,631Total Cases
387Total Deaths

South Sudan

18,352Total Cases
138Total Deaths

Equatorial Guinea

17,086Total Cases
183Total Deaths

Djibouti

15,690Total Cases
189Total Deaths

Central African Republic

15,310Total Cases
113Total Deaths

Gambia

12,586Total Cases
372Total Deaths

Eritrea

10,189Total Cases
103Total Deaths

Niger

9,445Total Cases
314Total Deaths

Comoros

8,968Total Cases
160Total Deaths

Guinea-Bissau

8,848Total Cases
176Total Deaths

Liberia

8,022Total Cases
294Total Deaths

Sierra Leone

7,759Total Cases
125Total Deaths

Chad

7,646Total Cases
194Total Deaths

Sao Tome and Principe

6,278Total Cases
77Total Deaths

Saint Helena

2,162Total Cases
0Total Deaths
Source:World Health Organization