ADDIS ABABA, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) -- The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 10,245,090 cases as of Friday afternoon, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
The specialized healthcare agency of the African Union (AU) said the death toll across the continent stands at 233,203 and some 9,153,863 patients have recovered from the disease so far.
South Africa, Morocco, Tunisia and Ethiopia are among the countries with the most cases on the continent, said Africa CDC.
South Africa has recorded the most COVID-19 cases in Africa with 3,546,808 cases, followed by the northern African country Morocco with 1,025,898 cases as of Friday afternoon, it said.
In terms of the caseload, southern Africa is the most affected region, followed by the northern and eastern parts of the continent, while central Africa is the least affected region, according to the Africa CDC. ■