Africa has passed a total of 700,000 coronavirus infections just five days after the 600,000 case threshold was exceeded, and South Africa has been recurring to more than 350,000 infections and nearly 5,000 deaths since the pandemic was declared on a continent where it has already died the top. almost 15,000 people.
So there is evidence of a total of 701,573 infections and 14,937 deaths on the continent. This is reflected in the balance sheet updated by the Centers for Disease Control in Africa by Sunday. On a positive note, a total of 369,120 people have recovered from the disease, almost 10,000 more than last week.
The region most affected by the number of cases is southern Africa with 364,073 infections, the vast majority in South Africa with 350,879 victims and 4,948 deaths, followed by Zambia (2,980 cases, 120 deaths) and Malawi (2,907 cases, 59 deaths).
The north of the continent has registered 135,534 infections, starting with Egypt (87,172 cases, 4,251 deaths), followed by Algeria (22,549 cases, 1,068 deaths) and Morocco (17,015 cases, 269 deaths).