Data last updated: 5:40pm GMT, 27 January 2022

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COVID-19 Information for Africa

Active Cases in Africa

COVID-19 in Africa
+32,824New Cases*
340,887,502Vaccinations
10,902,594Confirmed Cases
237,804Deaths
* Compared to yesterday's data
Cases
Deaths
Southern Africa
5,029,297
118,873
North Africa
3,119,980
79,708
East Africa
1,562,447
23,159
West Africa
879,164
11,697
Central Africa
311,706
4,367

In Africa, as of 3:37pm GMT, 27 January 2022, there have been 10,902,594 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 237,804 deaths, reported to WHO. As of 25 January 2022, a total of 340,887,502 vaccine doses have been administered.

Source:World Health Organization

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Regions Comparison

Southern Africa

5,029,297Confirmed

North Africa

3,119,980Confirmed

East Africa

1,562,447Confirmed

West Africa

879,164Confirmed

Central Africa

311,706Confirmed
Source:World Health Organization

Cases & Deaths by Country

South Africa

3,590,399Total Cases
94,491Total Deaths

Morocco

1,114,527Total Cases
15,237Total Deaths

Tunisia

876,245Total Cases
26,096Total Deaths

Ethiopia

463,465Total Cases
7,292Total Deaths

Egypt

415,468Total Cases
22,460Total Deaths

Libya

413,066Total Cases
5,967Total Deaths

Kenya

320,766Total Cases
5,565Total Deaths

Zambia

303,266Total Cases
3,906Total Deaths

Nigeria

252,753Total Cases
3,134Total Deaths

Botswana

245,904Total Cases
2,565Total Deaths

Algeria

243,568Total Cases
6,526Total Deaths

Zimbabwe

228,943Total Cases
5,321Total Deaths

Mozambique

223,112Total Cases
2,163Total Deaths

Réunion

180,531Total Cases
500Total Deaths

Uganda

161,259Total Cases
3,515Total Deaths

Ghana

156,272Total Cases
1,382Total Deaths

Namibia

155,502Total Cases
3,937Total Deaths

Rwanda

128,509Total Cases
1,434Total Deaths

Cameroon

114,113Total Cases
1,867Total Deaths

Angola

97,812Total Cases
1,892Total Deaths

Democratic Republic of the Congo

84,926Total Cases
1,278Total Deaths

Senegal

84,613Total Cases
1,937Total Deaths

Malawi

84,105Total Cases
2,537Total Deaths

Côte d’Ivoire

80,396Total Cases
782Total Deaths

Mauritius

70,629Total Cases
786Total Deaths

Eswatini

68,205Total Cases
1,371Total Deaths

Mauritania

57,794Total Cases
937Total Deaths

Madagascar

57,375Total Cases
1,223Total Deaths

Sudan

57,106Total Cases
3,422Total Deaths

Cabo Verde

55,471Total Cases
392Total Deaths

Gabon

46,469Total Cases
301Total Deaths

Burundi

37,265Total Cases
14Total Deaths

Togo

36,421Total Cases
267Total Deaths

Seychelles

36,021Total Cases
136Total Deaths

Guinea

36,012Total Cases
416Total Deaths

United Republic of Tanzania

32,920Total Cases
778Total Deaths

Lesotho

32,049Total Cases
690Total Deaths

Mali

29,859Total Cases
709Total Deaths

Benin

26,450Total Cases
163Total Deaths

Somalia

24,322Total Cases
1,335Total Deaths

Congo

23,653Total Cases
371Total Deaths

Burkina Faso

20,591Total Cases
366Total Deaths

South Sudan

16,767Total Cases
137Total Deaths

Equatorial Guinea

15,774Total Cases
182Total Deaths

Djibouti

15,396Total Cases
189Total Deaths

Central African Republic

13,840Total Cases
109Total Deaths

Gambia

11,572Total Cases
347Total Deaths

Eritrea

9,408Total Cases
96Total Deaths

Niger

8,616Total Cases
297Total Deaths

Comoros

7,814Total Cases
159Total Deaths

Sierra Leone

7,593Total Cases
125Total Deaths

Guinea-Bissau

7,508Total Cases
154Total Deaths

Liberia

7,243Total Cases
289Total Deaths

Chad

7,075Total Cases
190Total Deaths

Sao Tome and Principe

5,856Total Cases
69Total Deaths

Saint Helena

0Total Cases
0Total Deaths
Source:World Health Organization