Africa’s COVID-19 cases surpass 7.31 mln: Africa CDC

A man receives the COVID-19 vaccine at Jabulani Mall Mobile Vaccination Site, in Soweto, South Africa, July 06, 2021, Papi Morake/Getty Images
FILE PHOTO: A man receives the COVID-19 vaccine at Jabulani Mall Mobile Vaccination Site on July 06, 2021 in Soweto, South Africa. (Photo by Papi Morake/Gallo Images via Getty Images)

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 7,314,632 as of Tuesday afternoon, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.

The Africa CDC, the specialized healthcare agency of the African Union, said the death toll from the pandemic stands at 184,565.

South Africa, Morocco, Tunisia and Ethiopia are among the countries with the most cases in the continent, according to the agency.

In terms of the caseload, southern Africa is the most affected region, followed by the northern and eastern parts of the continent, while central Africa is the least affected region in the continent, it was noted.