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ADDIS ABABA, Jan 24 -- The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa has reached 10,564,758 as of Sunday evening, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said, reported Xinhua.
The specialised healthcare agency of the African Union (AU) said the death toll across the continent stands at 236,561 with 9,467,434 recoveries so far.
South Africa, Morocco, Tunisia and Ethiopia are among the countries with the most cases on the continent, it said.
South Africa has recorded the most COVID-19 cases in Africa with 3,579,428 cases, followed by the northern African countries of Morocco and Tunisia with 1,093,978 and 846,761 cases respectively, said the agency.
The African continent presently represents 3.3 per cent of all COVID-19 cases reported globally, as well as 4.2 per cent of all COVID-19 related deaths globally, it said.
In terms of caseloads, southern Africa is the most affected region, followed by the northern and eastern parts of the continent, while central Africa is the least affected region, according to the Africa CDC.
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