South Africa Overtakes Egypt On The Covid-19 Deaths Index

Africa has recorded over 6,200 deaths due to complications arising from COVID-19.

According to the latest number released by the World Health Organization, WHO, regional office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, there are 6,218 deaths recorded on the continent.

Africa has also recorded over 230,000 COVID-19 cases and 105,000 recoveries in 54 countries.

As of Sunday morning, Nigeria has recorded 399 reported deaths, fifth-highest on the continent.

South Africa is now ahead of Egypt, with 1,423 deaths, the highest on the continent, while the North African nation has 1,422 deaths.

Algeria has 760 reported deaths, while Sudan has 433 deaths.

Other countries are Cameroon (270 deaths), Morocco (212 deaths), DR Congo (105 deaths), Mali (104 deaths), Kenya (100 deaths), and Somalia (87 deaths).