Africa’s Covid-19 cases cross 1.7 mn

Pretoria, Oct 25 : The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in the African continent has reached 1,707,741, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said on Sunday.

The Africa CDC said in a statement that the death toll related to the pandemic stood at 41,145 as of Sunday afternoon, Xinhua reported.

A total of 1,399,238 people infected with Covid-19 have recovered across the continent, the Africa CDC said.

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The most affected African countries in terms of the number of positive cases include South Africa, Egypt, Morocco, Ethiopia and Nigeria.

The Southern Africa region is the most Covid-19 affected region both in terms of the number of confirmed positive cases as well as the number of deaths.

Disclaimer: This story is auto-generated from IANS service.

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