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Africa has more than 80,000 infections and a total of 2,704 coronavirus deaths

May 17, 2020

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention in Africa has reported 3,113 additional cases of coronavirus within 24 hours and added 81,307 in the 54 countries of the continent.

The death toll from the pandemic on the African continent also increased from 2,630 on Saturday morning to 2,704 on Sunday morning. In addition, the CDC newsletter contains 31,078 people, 1,585 more than in the previous report.

The agency estimates that the mortality rate for Covid 19 cases is 3.4 percent of all cases on the continent.

Africa has more than 80,000 infections and a total of 2,704 coronavirus deaths
Africa has more than 80,000 infections and a total of 2,704 coronavirus deaths

The CDC figures for Africa also show that South Africa is most affected with 14,335 confirmed cases, Egypt with 11,719, Morocco with 6,741 and Algeria with 6,821.