Data last updated: 4:10pm GMT, 18 August 2022

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COVID-19 Information for Africa

Active Cases in Africa

COVID-19 in Africa
+681New Cases*
608,966,456Vaccinations
12,751,157Confirmed Cases
257,140Deaths
* Compared to yesterday's data
Cases
Deaths
Southern Africa
5,617,429
127,362
North Africa
3,759,094
88,519
East Africa
2,111,619
24,593
West Africa
930,941
12,083
Central Africa
332,074
4,583

In Africa, as of 3:15pm GMT, 18 August 2022, there have been 12,751,157 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 257,140 deaths, reported to WHO. As of 15 August 2022, a total of 608,966,456 vaccine doses have been administered.

Source:World Health Organization

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Regions Comparison

Southern Africa

5,617,429Confirmed

North Africa

3,759,094Confirmed

East Africa

2,111,619Confirmed

West Africa

930,941Confirmed

Central Africa

332,074Confirmed
Source:World Health Organization

Cases & Deaths by Country

South Africa

4,008,988Total Cases
101,982Total Deaths

Morocco

1,263,700Total Cases
16,269Total Deaths

Tunisia

1,141,135Total Cases
29,189Total Deaths

Egypt

515,198Total Cases
24,786Total Deaths

Libya

506,441Total Cases
6,436Total Deaths

Ethiopia

492,848Total Cases
7,571Total Deaths

Réunion

449,572Total Cases
853Total Deaths

Kenya

337,985Total Cases
5,673Total Deaths

Zambia

332,014Total Cases
4,016Total Deaths

Botswana

325,470Total Cases
2,770Total Deaths

Algeria

269,473Total Cases
6,878Total Deaths

Nigeria

262,664Total Cases
3,147Total Deaths

Zimbabwe

256,565Total Cases
5,588Total Deaths

Mauritius

251,746Total Cases
1,018Total Deaths

Mozambique

229,932Total Cases
2,219Total Deaths

Uganda

168,652Total Cases
3,627Total Deaths

Ghana

168,457Total Cases
1,459Total Deaths

Namibia

166,566Total Cases
4,074Total Deaths

Rwanda

132,358Total Cases
1,466Total Deaths

Cameroon

120,967Total Cases
1,933Total Deaths

Angola

102,636Total Cases
1,917Total Deaths

Democratic Republic of the Congo

92,542Total Cases
1,393Total Deaths

Senegal

87,835Total Cases
1,968Total Deaths

Malawi

87,718Total Cases
2,673Total Deaths

Côte d’Ivoire

86,256Total Cases
817Total Deaths

Eswatini

73,334Total Cases
1,419Total Deaths

Madagascar

66,599Total Cases
1,410Total Deaths

Sudan

63,147Total Cases
4,961Total Deaths

Mauritania

62,705Total Cases
992Total Deaths

Cabo Verde

62,254Total Cases
410Total Deaths

Gabon

48,592Total Cases
306Total Deaths

Burundi

48,548Total Cases
15Total Deaths

Seychelles

45,852Total Cases
168Total Deaths

United Republic of Tanzania

38,454Total Cases
841Total Deaths

Togo

38,330Total Cases
281Total Deaths

Guinea

37,470Total Cases
447Total Deaths

Lesotho

34,206Total Cases
704Total Deaths

Mali

31,251Total Cases
739Total Deaths

Benin

27,316Total Cases
163Total Deaths

Somalia

27,020Total Cases
1,361Total Deaths

Congo

24,775Total Cases
386Total Deaths

Burkina Faso

21,128Total Cases
387Total Deaths

South Sudan

17,780Total Cases
138Total Deaths

Equatorial Guinea

16,817Total Cases
183Total Deaths

Djibouti

15,690Total Cases
189Total Deaths

Central African Republic

14,802Total Cases
113Total Deaths

Gambia

12,238Total Cases
368Total Deaths

Eritrea

10,141Total Cases
103Total Deaths

Niger

9,157Total Cases
312Total Deaths

Guinea-Bissau

8,482Total Cases
174Total Deaths

Comoros

8,374Total Cases
160Total Deaths

Sierra Leone

7,742Total Cases
125Total Deaths

Liberia

7,656Total Cases
294Total Deaths

Chad

7,456Total Cases
193Total Deaths

Sao Tome and Principe

6,123Total Cases
76Total Deaths

Saint Helena

0Total Cases
0Total Deaths
Source:World Health Organization