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COVID-19 cases in Africa exceed 9.15 million

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The Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) has said the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa has reached 9,155,69.

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.

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

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.

Meanwhile, Nigeria has so far recorded 223,483 confirmed cases of the virus. 211,522 have been discharged and 2,984 have died of the disease.