Africa’s COVID-19 cases exceed 9.15 mln: Africa CDC

People line up to get administered against the COVID-19 at a vaccination site in Johannesburg, South Africa, Aug. 20, 2021. (Xinhua/Chen Cheng)
People line up to get administered against the COVID-19 at a vaccination site in Johannesburg, South Africa, August 20, 2021. (Photo/Xinhua)

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa has reached 9,155,691 as of late Sunday evening, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.

The specialized healthcare agency of the African Union (AU) said the death toll across the continent stands at 225,967 and some 8,329,481 patients have recovered from the disease so far.

According to the Africa CDC, South Africa, Morocco, Tunisia and Ethiopia are among the countries with the most cases on the continent.

South Africa has recorded the most COVID-19 cases in Africa with 3,292,609 cases, followed by the northern African country Morocco with 952,628 cases as of late Sunday evening, it said.