Africa has passed a total of 800,000 coronavirus infections just six days after the 700,000 case threshold was exceeded, and South Africa has again been at the top with more than 420,000 infections and more than 6,300 deaths since the pandemic was reported on a continent where it was already occurred more than 17,000 people died.
So there is evidence of a total of 810,008 infections and 17,088 deaths on the continent. This is reflected in the balance sheet that the disease control centers in Africa have updated until Saturday. On a positive note, a total of 462,374 people have recovered from the disease.
The region most affected by the number of cases is southern Africa with 438,864 infections, the vast majority in South Africa with 421,996 and 6,343 deaths, followed by Zambia (3,856 cases, 136 deaths) and Malawi (3,454 cases, 87 deaths).
145,339 infections were registered in the north of the continent, starting with Egypt (91,072 cases, 4,518 deaths), followed by Algeria (25,552 cases, 1,127 deaths) and Morocco (18,834 cases, 299 deaths).