The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) has disclosed that there are now 5,786 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in 49 countries across Africa.



The health agency also said that Coronavirus has killed 196 people in Africa and South Africa is number one with most COVID-19 cases of 1,353 in the continent.

According to Africa CDC, there are 412 COVID-19 recovery cases in the continent.


Africa CDC said this in a tweet on its official Twitter account @AfricaCDC on Wednesday morning.

“#COVID19 – SURVEILLANCE UPDATE: 1 APRIL 2020 – 9:00 am EAT,” Africa CDC tweeted.

“African Union Member States (49) reporting COVID-19 cases (5,786), deaths (196), and recoveries (412) by region.”