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Africa's Covid-19 cases pass 11.66 mn

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Addis Ababa, June 6 (Ajit Weekly News) The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa reached 11,664,758, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.

The Africa CDC, the specialised healthcare agency of the African Union, said the death toll from the pandemic across the continent stands at 253,417 as of Sunday evening, Xinhua news agency reported.

Across the continent, 11,028,183 patients have recovered from the disease so far, it was noted.

South Africa, Morocco, Tunisia and Egypt are among the countries with the most cases in the continent, according to the agency.

South Africa has recorded the most Covid-19 cases in Africa with 3,967,078 cases, while the northern African country Morocco reported 1,168,920 as of Sunday evening, it was noted.

In terms of the caseload, 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 in the continent, according to the Africa CDC.

–Ajit Weekly News

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