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In Africa there are more than 350,000 infections and more than 9,200 coronavirus deaths

June 27, 2020

A total of 9,283 people have died of coronavirus in Africa, where the number of cases is already 359,408. This is evidenced by this Saturday’s recent review, which was provided by the continent’s disease control centers 173,057 recoveries.

The African CDC estimates that the continent crossed this threshold just six days after it passed the 300,000 contagion limit last Monday.

The region most affected by the number of cases is southern Africa, which already borders 130,000 infections (129,699 in total), the vast majority in South Africa with 124,590 cases and 2,340 deaths, followed by Zambia (1,531 cases, 21 dead) and Malawi (1,005 cases, another 13 dead).

In Africa there are more than 350,000 infections and more than 9,200 coronavirus deathsIn Africa there are more than 350,000 infections and more than 9,200 coronavirus deaths

The north of the continent with 92,674 infections is home to the country with the highest number of deaths, Egypt (62,755 cases, 2,620 deaths), followed by Algeria (12,685 cases, 885 deaths) and Morocco (11,633 cases, 218 deaths).