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Africa’s coronavirus cases top 95,201; death toll stands at 2,997

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The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has now infected more than 95,000 people all over the 54 member countries in Africa, according to the Africa CDC daily update.

As of May 21, the confirmed coronavirus cases on the continent stood at 95,201 while the continent overall death roll stood at 2,997, with fatalities, according to the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention.

Africa CDC confirmed that 38,075 has recovered from the infection across the continent.

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A data collected and compiled by Africa CDC and Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University, shows South Africa has the most reported cases – 18,003, with deaths numbering 339

Other most-affected countries include Egypt (14,229 confirmed cases, 680 death, 3,994 recovered), Morocco (7,133 confirmed cases, 194 deaths, 4,098 recovered), Algeria (7,542 confirmed cases, 568 deaths, 3,968 recovered), Nigeria (6,677 confirmed cases, 200 deaths,1,840 recovered), and Ghana (6,269 confirmed cases,31 deaths, 1,898 recovered).

Africa now has a total of 54,129 active cases.

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