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Coronavirus – Report on African Union Member States

PRESS RELEASE

Coronavirus – African Union Member States (54) reporting COVID-19 cases (190,551) deaths (5,188), and recoveries (83,504)

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, June 8, 2020  — African Union Member States (54) reporting COVID-19 cases (190,551) deaths (5,188), and recoveries (83,504) by region:

Central (20,309 cases; 436 deaths; 7,351 recoveries): Burundi (83; 1; 45), Cameroon (8,060; 206**; 4,748), Central African Republic (1,634; 5; 38), Chad (837; 69; 672), Congo (683; 22; 210), DRC (4,106; 88; 537), Equatorial Guinea (1,306; 12; 200), Gabon (3,101; 21; 833), Sao Tome & Principe (499; 12; 68).

Eastern (22,533; 648; 6,959): Comoros (141; 2; 67), Djibouti (4,278; 31; 2,013), Eritrea (41; 0; 39), Ethiopia (2,156; 27; 361), Kenya (2,862; 85; 849), Madagascar (1,094; 9; 254), Mauritius (337; 10; 324), Rwanda (439; 2; 290), Seychelles (11; 0; 11), Somalia (2,334; 83; 441), South Sudan (1,604; 19; 15), Sudan (6,081; 359; 2,014), Tanzania (509; 21; 178), Uganda (646; 0; 103).

Northern (54,709; 2,249; 24,151): Algeria (10,154; 707; 6,717), Egypt (34,079; 1,237; 8,961), Libya (256; 5; 52), Mauritania (883; 43; 69), Morocco (8,250; 208; 7,370), Tunisia (1,087; 49; 982).

Southern (51,137; 1,026; 25,862): Angola (91; 4; 24), Botswana (40; 1; 23), Eswatini (333; 3; 225), Lesotho (4; 0; 2), Malawi (438; 4; 55), Mozambique (433; 2; 131), Namibia (31; 0; 16), South Africa (48,285; 998; 24,364), Zambia (1,200; 10; 988), Zimbabwe (282; 4; 34).

Western (41,863; 829; 19,181): Benin (288; 4; 186), Burkina Faso (889; 53; 770), Cape Verde (567; 5; 266), Cote d’Ivoire (3,739; 36; 1,818), Gambia (26; 1; 21), Ghana (9,638; 44; 3,636), Guinea (4,117; 23; 2,857), Guinea-Bissau (1,368; 12; 153), Liberia (345; 30; 185), Mali (1,547; 92; 916), Niger (970; 65; 867), Nigeria (12,486; 354; 3,959), Senegal (4,427; 49; 2,699), Sierra Leone (969; 48; 608), Togo (487; 13; 240).

**Official source inadvertently reported 212 deaths for Cameroon. Correct value now listed.

*Africa numbers are taken from official RCC and Member State reports.

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC).

SOURCE
Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)


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