Africa passed the 100,000 coronavirus infection threshold this Friday. This is evidenced by the recent updated balance of the Centers for Disease Control in Africa (Africa CDC), which have already confirmed 100,666 cases and 3,105 deaths from illness in the 54 member states of the African Union.
North Africa remains the most affected region with around 31,100 cases and around 1,500 deaths. Egypt is the country most affected by infections, with 15,003 victims and 696 deaths, followed by Algeria (7,728 infections, 575 deaths) and Morocco (7,300 cases, 197 deaths).
The West African region comes next with around 27,300 cases. Nigeria has 7,016 cases and 211 deaths before Ghana (6,486 infections and 31 deaths) and Senegal (2,909 cases, 33 deaths)
The southern region is in third place with 20,700 cases, practically all in South Africa (19,137 with 369 deaths), followed by the east and the center of the continent with around 11,000 and 10,300 cases.