The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Africa has reached 13,814 with at least 747 deaths recorded.
The Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) has released latest update about coronavirus pandemic in Africa.
It stated that there are now 13,814 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in 52 countries across Africa.
The release issued on Sunday evening also noted that COVID-19 has killed 747 people in Africa, while a total of 2,355 patients have recovered from the deadly disease across the continent.
South Africa remains the highest country in Africa with 2,028 cases and 25 deaths, followed by Egypt with 1,939 and 146 deaths, and Algeria with 1,825 cases and 275 deaths.
“#COVID2019 update (6 pm EAT, 12 April 2020):
“[email protected]_AfricanUnion Member States reporting 13,814 cases, 747 deaths, and 2,355 recoveries,”
the health agency tweeted.
Meanwhile, Nigeria recorded 323 confirmed cases of Coronavirus on Sunday night; 85 patients had been discharged with ten deaths as at Sunday evening.