Cape Town — As of March 16, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 4,044,120 while over 5,161,375 vaccinations have been administered across the continent.
Reported deaths in Africa reached 108,087 and 3,630,605 people have recovered. South Africa has the most reported cases – 1,530,033 – and 51,421 people died. Other most-affected countries are Morocco ( 489,096 ), Tunisia ( 242,124 ), Egypt ( 191,555 ), Ethiopia ( 176,618 ), and Nigeria ( 160,895 ).
For the latest totals, see the AllAfrica interactive map with per-country numbers. The numbers are compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University (world map) using statistics from the World Health Organization and other international institutions as well as national and regional public health departments.