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135 deaths, 311 recoveries and 4,368 coronavirus infections in 46 African countries

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At least 135 people have died from coronavirus in Africa, up from 117 on Saturday, according to latest figures compiled by the Africa CDC and released by the African Union on Sunday. About 311 people have fully recovered from the 4,368 infections, up from nearly 4000 a day earlier.

While Central Africa had 229 cases, 9 deaths, 6 recoveries, Eastern Africa had 331 cases, 4 deaths and 6 recoveries. Northern Africa had 1,751 cases, 99 deaths and 211 recoveries and Southern Africa had 1,236 cases, 2 deaths and 31 recoveries. Western Africa had 821 cases, 21 deaths and 57 recoveries as of 5 p.m. East African Time on March 29, 2020.

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Central (229 cases, 9 deaths, 6 recoveries):  Cameroon (113, 2, 2), Central African Republic (6, 0, 3), Chad (5, 0, 0), Congo (19, 0, 0), DRC (65, 6, 1), Equatorial Guinea (14, 0, 0), Gabon (7, 1, 0)

Eastern (331, 4, 6): Djibouti (19, 0, 0), Eritrea (6, 0, 0), Ethiopia (19, 0, 4), Kenya (38, 1, 1), Madagascar (28, 0, 0), Mauritius (102, 2, 0), Rwanda (60, 0, 0), Seychelles (8, 0, 0), Somalia (3, 0, 0), Sudan (5, 1, 0), Tanzania (13, 0, 1), Uganda (30, 0, 0)

Northern (1,751, 99, 211): Algeria (454, 29, 77), Egypt (576, 36, 121), Libya (3, 0, 0), Mauritania (3, 0, 0), Morocco (437, 26, 12), Tunisia (278, 8, 1)

Southern (1,236, 2, 31): Angola (3, 0, 0 ), Eswatini (8, 0, 0), Mozambique (8, 0, 0),  Namibia (11, 0, 0), South Africa (1,170, 1, 31), Zambia (29, 0, 0), Zimbabwe (7, 1, 0)

Western (821, 21, 57): Benin (6, 0, 0), Burkina Faso (207, 11, 21), Cape Verde (5, 1, 0), Côte d’Ivoire (140, 0, 3), Gambia (3, 1, 0), Ghana (152, 5, 2), Guinea (8, 0, 0), Guinea-Bissau (2, 0, 0), Liberia (3, 0, 0), Mali (18, 0, 0), Niger (10, 1, 0), Nigeria (97, 1, 3), Senegal (142, 0, 27), Togo (28, 1, 1).

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Simon Ateba
Simon Ateba
Based in Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America, Simon leads a brilliant team of reporters, freelance journalists, analysts, researchers and contributors from around the world to run TODAY NEWS AFRICA as editor-in-chief. Simon Ateba's journalistic experience spans over 10 years and covers many beats, including business and investment, information technology, politics, diplomacy, human rights, science reporting and much more. Write him: simonateba@todaynewsafrica.com

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