Data last updated: 3:20pm GMT, 28 September 2021

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COVID-19 Information for Africa

Active Cases in Africa

COVID-19 in Africa
+2,458New Cases*
147,037,176Vaccinations
8,328,240Confirmed Cases
209,872Deaths
* Compared to yesterday's data
Cases
Deaths
Southern Africa
3,866,404
108,455
North Africa
2,516,329
69,452
East Africa
1,048,241
18,736
West Africa
680,065
9,941
Central Africa
217,201
3,288

In Africa, as of 1:36pm GMT, 28 September 2021, there have been 8,328,240 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 209,872 deaths, reported to WHO. As of 27 September 2021, a total of 147,037,176 vaccine doses have been administered.

Source:World Health Organization

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Regions Comparison

Southern Africa

3,866,404Confirmed

North Africa

2,516,329Confirmed

East Africa

1,048,241Confirmed

West Africa

680,065Confirmed

Central Africa

217,201Confirmed
Source:World Health Organization

Cases & Deaths by Country

South Africa

2,896,943Total Cases
87,052Total Deaths

Morocco

929,699Total Cases
14,199Total Deaths

Tunisia

705,474Total Cases
24,794Total Deaths

Ethiopia

341,714Total Cases
5,401Total Deaths

Libya

337,890Total Cases
4,617Total Deaths

Egypt

302,327Total Cases
17,224Total Deaths

Kenya

248,461Total Cases
5,102Total Deaths

Zambia

208,857Total Cases
3,646Total Deaths

Nigeria

204,456Total Cases
2,678Total Deaths

Algeria

202,722Total Cases
5,777Total Deaths

Botswana

176,427Total Cases
2,360Total Deaths

Mozambique

150,530Total Cases
1,909Total Deaths

Zimbabwe

129,625Total Cases
4,604Total Deaths

Uganda

129,329Total Cases
3,148Total Deaths

Namibia

127,227Total Cases
3,492Total Deaths

Ghana

126,621Total Cases
1,146Total Deaths

Rwanda

96,839Total Cases
1,253Total Deaths

Cameroon

85,414Total Cases
1,368Total Deaths

Senegal

73,742Total Cases
1,855Total Deaths

Malawi

61,509Total Cases
2,276Total Deaths

Côte d’Ivoire

59,879Total Cases
600Total Deaths

Democratic Republic of the Congo

56,862Total Cases
1,084Total Deaths

Angola

55,121Total Cases
1,501Total Deaths

Réunion

53,241Total Cases
363Total Deaths

Eswatini

45,770Total Cases
1,212Total Deaths

Madagascar

43,570Total Cases
958Total Deaths

Sudan

38,217Total Cases
2,841Total Deaths

Cabo Verde

37,428Total Cases
335Total Deaths

Mauritania

35,859Total Cases
768Total Deaths

Guinea

30,362Total Cases
376Total Deaths

Gabon

29,126Total Cases
178Total Deaths

United Republic of Tanzania

25,674Total Cases
714Total Deaths

Togo

25,218Total Cases
226Total Deaths

Benin

22,958Total Cases
154Total Deaths

Seychelles

21,374Total Cases
110Total Deaths

Somalia

19,980Total Cases
1,111Total Deaths

Burundi

17,505Total Cases
14Total Deaths

Mauritius

15,391Total Cases
79Total Deaths

Mali

15,164Total Cases
547Total Deaths

Lesotho

14,395Total Cases
403Total Deaths

Congo

14,244Total Cases
193Total Deaths

Burkina Faso

14,183Total Cases
181Total Deaths

Djibouti

12,409Total Cases
166Total Deaths

South Sudan

11,948Total Cases
128Total Deaths

Equatorial Guinea

11,806Total Cases
142Total Deaths

Central African Republic

11,371Total Cases
100Total Deaths

Gambia

9,930Total Cases
335Total Deaths

Eritrea

6,694Total Cases
42Total Deaths

Sierra Leone

6,388Total Cases
121Total Deaths

Guinea-Bissau

6,103Total Cases
135Total Deaths

Niger

5,980Total Cases
201Total Deaths

Liberia

5,794Total Cases
283Total Deaths

Chad

5,034Total Cases
174Total Deaths

Comoros

4,112Total Cases
147Total Deaths

Sao Tome and Principe

3,344Total Cases
49Total Deaths

Saint Helena

0Total Cases
0Total Deaths
Source:World Health Organization