Source: China State Council Information Office
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the African continent reached 2,644,112 as of Sunday afternoon, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
The continental disease control and prevention agency said in a statement that the death toll related to the pandemic stood at 62,366 while a total of 2,212,975 people infected with COVID-19 have recovered across the continent as of Sunday afternoon.
The most affected African countries in terms of the number of positive cases include South Africa, Morocco, Egypt, and Tunisia, figures from the Africa CDC showed.
South Africa currently has the most COVID-19 cases, which hit 994,911.
Morocco comes next with 430,562 confirmed COVID-19 cases, followed by Egypt with 131,315 confirmed cases and Tunisia with 130,230 confirmed cases, according to the Africa CDC.