There are two African countries that have not recorded a case of coronavirus as of April 16. 52 countries have officially recorded cases. The death toll is past nearing 1000 while recoveries are also past 3,000. Confirmed cases have also passed the 17,000 marks.
The only region with virus-free countries being southern Africa where Comoros and Lesotho who is yet to confirm cases.
As of April 16, Africa center for disease control, Africa CDC and the John Hopkins hospital LIVE portal show that Africa has:
- Confirmed cases = 17,220
- Active confirmed cases =12,754
- Number of deaths = 910
- Recovered= 3,556
- Infected countries = 52
- Virus-free countries = 2 (Lesotho, Comoros)
In terms of most impacted nations per region base on records from the John Hopkins hospital, as of April 16:
- Southern Africa = South Africa; 2,506 Total cases, 2,062 Active, 27 deaths, 410 Recovered
- East Africa = Djibouti; 435 Total cases, 362 Active, 2 Confirmed deaths, 71 Recovered
- West Africa = Ivory Coast; 654 Total cases, 502 Active, 6 Confirmed deaths, 146 Recovered
- Central Africa = Cameroon; 848 Total cases, 666 Active, 17 Confirmed deaths, 165 Recovered
- North Africa = Egypt; 2,505 Total cases, 1,733 Active, 183 Confirmed death, 589 Recovered
Algeria is the highest African country with 336 fatalities and 708 Recovered cases