Tracking Africa's coronavirus cases

Experts warn fragile healthcare systems in many nations could be overwhelmed in the face of a severe COVID-19 outbreak.

    Tracking Africa's coronavirus cases
    Most countries on the continent have put in place restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus [Afolabi Sotunde/Reuters]

    More than three months after Egypt became the first country in Africa to confirm a coronavirus case, the outbreak has reached every nation on the continent of 1.2 billion people.

    As of May 29, the confirmed coronavirus death toll on the continent stood at 3,790, with fatalities including the former President of the Republic of the Congo Jacques Joachim Yhombi-Opango and Somalia's former Prime Minister Nur Hassan Hussein.

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    There are 129,565 confirmed infections and 53,414 recoveries, according to the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention.

    Experts warn fragile healthcare systems in many African countries could be overwhelmed in the face of a severe outbreak of COVID-19, the highly infectious respiratory disease caused by the coronavirus.

    Below is an interactive map tracking all the coronavirus cases in Africa.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera News