According to the continental disease control and prevention agency’s COVID-19 dashboard, the death toll related to the pandemic stood at 103,519 so far.
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The continental disease control and prevention agency said in a statement that the death toll related to the pandemic stood at 41,609 as of Tuesday afternoon.
The Africa CDC, a specialised healthcare agency of African Union Commission, said in a statement that the number of deaths due to illnesses related to the pandemic reached 39,559 as of Sunday afternoon.
The continental disease control and prevention agency said in a statement that the death toll due to illnesses related to COVID-19 in Africa has reached 36,504 as of Saturday.
Africa CDC also said the death toll from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic climbed to 31,056.
Some 1,007,336 cases have now been confirmed, with 22,066 deaths, the data showed, but infections on the continent still only account for a small percentage of the global trend.
The centre in its latest situation update issued on Wednesday said the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across the continent rose from 594,841 on Tuesday morning to 612,586 as of Wednesday morning.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control says the proactive steps by Africa CDC to National Public Health Institutes in strengthening the response capacity of Coronavirus pandemic is commendable.
Jack Ma, the founder of Alibaba Group, on Monday announced the donation of more medical equipment to Africa in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
The death toll from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic on the African continent has reached 221 as confirmed positive cases surpassed 6,213.