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Africa COVID-19 cases surpass 5m -WHO

By Franca Ofili

The World Health Organization (WHO) says confirmed cases of COVID-19 in 55 African countries, as of June 14, have reached more than five million, while 28.2 million vaccines have been administered across the continent .

WHO said 4,475,763 people have recovered in Africa with 234,662 deaths.

The global body said South Africa had the most reported case with 1,747,082, while 57,765 people have died.

According to the WHO, the other countries most affected are Morocco (523,890); Tunisia (368,908); Ethiopia (274,187); Egypt (273,182); Libya (189,059) and Kenya (175,337).

“The numbers are compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University (world map).

“It uses statistics from the World Health Organization and other international institutions, as well as national and regional public health departments,” he said. (NAA)

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