COVID-19: Africa Records 259,111 Cases, 118,748 Recoveries, 7,016 Deaths;

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As the world continues to battle the novel coronavirus, cases are
currently surging in Africa.

There are now more than over 220,000 confirmed cases of the disease on
the continent.

The height of the pandemic on the continent was the death of Burundi
President, Pierre Nkurunziza of coronavirus-related ailment last week;
though official statement said he died of heart attack.

All countries on the continent had confirmed cases of the virus as of
May 13, the last being Lesotho.

Below are cases of the pandemic on the continent as at Tuesday 16th
June, 2020, according to John Hopkins University

Confirmed cases = 259,111

Number of deaths = 7,016

Recoveries = 118,748

Active cases = 133,347

Countries in alphabetical order

Algeria – 11,147

Angola – 148

Benin – 532

Botswana – 60

Burkina Faso – 895

Burundi – 104

Cameroon – 9,864

Cape Verde – 781

Central African Republic – 2,410

Chad – 853

Comoros – 197

Congo-Brazzaville – 883

DR Congo – 4,974

Djibouti – 4,539

Egypt – 47,856

Equatorial Guinea – 1,664

Eritrea – 121

Eswatini – 520

Ethiopia – 3,630

Gabon – 4,114

(The) Gambia – 34

Ghana – 12,193

Guinea – 4,639

Guinea-Bissau – 1,492

Ivory Coast – 5,679

Kenya – 3,860

Lesotho – 4

Liberia – 509

Libya – 484

Madagascar – 1,317

Malawi – 564

Mali – 1,885

Mauritania – 2,057

Mauritius – 337

Morocco – 8,931

Mozambique – 638

Namibia – 34

Niger – 1,016

Nigeria – 17,148

Rwanda – 636

Sao Tome and Principe – 671

Senegal – 5,247

Seychelles – 11

Sierra Leone – 1,225

Somalia – 2,658

South Africa – 76,334

South Sudan – 1,776

Sudan – 7,740

Tanzania – 509

Togo – 537

Tunisia – 1,125

Uganda – 724

Zambia – 1,405

Zimbabwe – 391

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