The first case in Africa from this global virus pandemic was discovered on the 14th of February in Egypt after it has killed over 1,400 persons with a majority from Wuhan in China where it originated.
Since this index case in Africa, the continent has witnessed a continuous rise in cases predominantly from the north, west, and southern Africa.
Total number of positive cases 371,600
Total number of active cases 183,624
Total number recoveries 178,491
Total number of deaths 9,485
Compiled by Abiodun Abidoye