Health crisis

Coronavirus: Lesotho, Comoros virus-free; stats of most impacted nations

Last updated on September 11th, 2021 at 02:56 pm

There are two African countries that have not recorded a case of coronavirus as of April 7. 52 countries have officially recorded cases. The death toll is past 500 whiles recoveries are also past 1400. Cases have also passed the 11,000 mark. The only region with virus-free countries being southern Africa where Comoros and Lesotho have yet to confirm cases. Sao Tome and Principe in Central Africa officially recorded cases on April 6. Becoming the 52nd African country and the final in Central Africa.

Major stats as at April 9

Confirmed cases = 11,440

Number of deaths = 574

Recoveries = 1,405

Infected countries = 52

Virus-free countries = 2

Most impacted nations per region (as of April 9):

The basic records are referenced from the African Union’s Africa Center for Disease Control, Africa CDC and the John Hopkins hospital LIVE portal, we also prioritize tallies from trusted national sources.

Southern Africa = South Africa; 1,845 cases, 18 deaths, 95 recoveries

East Africa = Mauritius; 273 cases, 7 deaths, 19 recoveries

West Africa = Burkina Faso; 414 cases, 23 deaths, 134 recoveries

Central Africa = Cameroon; 730 cases, 10 deaths, 60 recoveries

North Africa = Algeria; 1,572 cases, 205 deaths, 237 recoveries

The virus-free duo are:

1. Lesotho

2. Comoros