The African Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), citing Xinhua, said the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa had reached 10,445,090 as of Friday afternoon.
The African Union (AU) Specialized Healthcare Agency said the death toll across the continent is 233,203 and about 9153,863 patients have recovered from the disease so far.
The Africa CDC said South Africa, Morocco, Tunisia and Ethiopia are among the countries with the most cases on the continent.
South Africa recorded the highest number of COVID-19 cases in Africa with 3546808 cases, followed by the North African country Morocco with 1025,898 cases as of Friday afternoon.
In terms of the number of cases, South Africa is the region most affected, followed by the northern and eastern parts of the continent, while Central Africa is the region least affected, according to the Africa Center for Disease Control.