Data last updated: 4:50pm GMT, 31 January 2023

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COVID-19 Information for Africa

Active Cases in Africa

COVID-19 in Africa
+0New Cases*
748,227,391Vaccinations
12,988,556Confirmed Cases
258,451Deaths
* Compared to yesterday's data
Cases
Deaths
Southern Africa
5,689,005
128,145
North Africa
3,780,381
88,722
East Africa
2,228,716
24,723
West Africa
950,514
12,172
Central Africa
339,940
4,689

In Africa, as of 3:16pm GMT, 31 January 2023, there have been 12,988,556 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 258,451 deaths, reported to WHO. As of 22 January 2023, a total of 748,227,391 vaccine doses have been administered.

Source:World Health Organization

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Regions Comparison

Southern Africa

5,689,005Confirmed

North Africa

3,780,381Confirmed

East Africa

2,228,716Confirmed

West Africa

950,514Confirmed

Central Africa

339,940Confirmed
Source:World Health Organization

Cases & Deaths by Country

South Africa

4,054,206Total Cases
102,595Total Deaths

Morocco

1,272,229Total Cases
16,296Total Deaths

Tunisia

1,150,278Total Cases
29,302Total Deaths

Egypt

515,609Total Cases
24,805Total Deaths

Libya

507,159Total Cases
6,437Total Deaths

Ethiopia

499,420Total Cases
7,572Total Deaths

Réunion

493,902Total Cases
919Total Deaths

Kenya

342,785Total Cases
5,688Total Deaths

Zambia

339,092Total Cases
4,040Total Deaths

Botswana

329,187Total Cases
2,792Total Deaths

Mauritius

294,602Total Cases
1,043Total Deaths

Algeria

271,364Total Cases
6,881Total Deaths

Nigeria

266,463Total Cases
3,155Total Deaths

Zimbabwe

261,606Total Cases
5,652Total Deaths

Mozambique

231,994Total Cases
2,233Total Deaths

Ghana

171,112Total Cases
1,462Total Deaths

Namibia

170,724Total Cases
4,088Total Deaths

Uganda

170,233Total Cases
3,630Total Deaths

Rwanda

133,090Total Cases
1,468Total Deaths

Cameroon

123,993Total Cases
1,965Total Deaths

Angola

105,184Total Cases
1,931Total Deaths

Democratic Republic of the Congo

95,513Total Cases
1,463Total Deaths

Senegal

88,902Total Cases
1,971Total Deaths

Malawi

88,408Total Cases
2,686Total Deaths

Côte d’Ivoire

87,970Total Cases
833Total Deaths

Eswatini

74,114Total Cases
1,422Total Deaths

Madagascar

67,817Total Cases
1,419Total Deaths

Sudan

63,742Total Cases
5,001Total Deaths

Mauritania

63,435Total Cases
997Total Deaths

Cabo Verde

63,227Total Cases
413Total Deaths

Burundi

53,355Total Cases
15Total Deaths

Seychelles

50,355Total Cases
172Total Deaths

Gabon

48,981Total Cases
306Total Deaths

United Republic of Tanzania

42,600Total Cases
846Total Deaths

Togo

39,353Total Cases
290Total Deaths

Guinea

38,240Total Cases
467Total Deaths

Lesotho

34,490Total Cases
706Total Deaths

Mali

32,777Total Cases
743Total Deaths

Benin

27,989Total Cases
163Total Deaths

Somalia

27,318Total Cases
1,361Total Deaths

Congo

25,069Total Cases
388Total Deaths

Burkina Faso

22,025Total Cases
396Total Deaths

South Sudan

18,368Total Cases
138Total Deaths

Equatorial Guinea

17,093Total Cases
183Total Deaths

Djibouti

15,690Total Cases
189Total Deaths

Central African Republic

15,360Total Cases
113Total Deaths

Gambia

12,586Total Cases
372Total Deaths

Eritrea

10,189Total Cases
103Total Deaths

Niger

9,509Total Cases
315Total Deaths

Comoros

8,992Total Cases
160Total Deaths

Guinea-Bissau

8,947Total Cases
176Total Deaths

Liberia

8,053Total Cases
294Total Deaths

Sierra Leone

7,760Total Cases
125Total Deaths

Chad

7,652Total Cases
194Total Deaths

Sao Tome and Principe

6,279Total Cases
77Total Deaths

Saint Helena

2,166Total Cases
0Total Deaths
Source:World Health Organization