Covid-19 Live Update In Africa (8th May 2020)

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There are now more than over 42,500 confirmed cases of coronavirus across the continent, with a number of African countries imposing a range of prevention and containment measures against the spread of the pandemic.

According to the latest data by the John Hopkins University and Africa Center for Disease Control on COVID-19 in Africa, the breakdown remains fluid as countries confirm cases as and when. The whole of Africa has rising cases with Lesotho the country holding out as of the deadly virus as at today May 8th 2020.

Major African stats: May 8th 2020:
Confirmed cases = 54,083
Number of deaths = 2,073
Recoveries = 18,412
Infected countries = 53
Virus-free countries = 1 (Lesotho)

Confirmed Cases by Countries in alphabetical order
Algeria – 5,128
Angola – 36
Benin – 140
Botswana – 23
Burkina Faso – 736
Burundi – 15
Cameroon – 2,267
Cape Verde – 218
Central African Republic – 94
Chad – 253
Comoros – 8
Congo-Brazzaville – 274
DR Congo – 897
Djibouti – 1,133
Egypt – 7,981
Equatorial Guinea – 439
Eritrea – 39
Eswatini – 153
Ethiopia – 191
Gabon – 504
(The) Gambia – 18
Ghana – 3,091
Guinea – 1,927
Guinea-Bissau – 564
Ivory Coast – 1,571
Kenya – 607
Lesotho – 0
Liberia – 189
Libya – 64
Madagascar – 193
Malawi – 43
Mali – 650
Mauritania – 8
Mauritius – 332
Morocco – 5,548
Mozambique – 81
Namibia – 16
Niger – 781
Nigeria – 3,526
Rwanda – 271
Sao Tome and Principe – 187
Senegal – 1,492
Seychelles – 11
Sierra Leone – 231
Somalia – 928
South Africa – 8,232
South Sudan – 74
Sudan – 930
Tanzania – 480
Togo – 135
Tunisia – 1,026
Uganda – 101
Zambia – 153
Zimbabwe – 34

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