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Table 1 COVID-19 tests, confirmed cases, deaths, and active cases in African regions

From: Race against death or starvation? COVID-19 and its impact on African populations

Region Tests N (%) Confirmed cases N (%) Recovered N (%) Deaths N (%)
North Africa 1,736,200 (20) 171,251 (17) 99,881 (14.5) 6989 (29.3)
Central Africa 327,007 (4) 50,067 (5) 36,454 (5) 952 (4.3)
West Africa 1,193,973 (14) 136,952 (13.5) 106,986 (15.5) 2042 (9)
East Africa 1,685,411 (19.5) 85,801 (8.5) 47,612 (7) 1909 (8.5)
Southern Africa 3,681,823 (42.7) 565,003 (56) 400,065 (58) 11,024 (48)
Total 8,624,414 (100) 1,009,074 (100) 690,998 (100) 22,916 (100)
  1. Source: World meter and Johns Hopkins University as of 8 August 2020 [12, 13]