This news item shows updated data, obtained from various official sources (Johns Hopkins University, Reuters, WHO…), on the incidence of diagnosed cases and deaths due to the COVID-19 virus in Africa.
Countries with the highest average incidence of cases diagnosed in the last 7 days
Looking at the data as of August 19, 2022, in the last 7 days, 1,852 cases of COVID-19 have been diagnosed in Africa, 27.4% less than the previous week when an average of 2551 cases were diagnosed daily.
Here are the seven countries with the highest average daily incidence of diagnosed cases:
The table above shows the countries with the highest incidence of diagnosed cases of COVID-19 in the last 7 days. As can be seen, Mauritius is the country with the highest daily incidence of cases (432), followed by Tunisia (320) and South Africa (309).
Source: Johns Hopkins University