COVID-19 in Africa tracker
The Foundation’s COVID-19 in Africa tracker gathers the latest data on COVID-19 cases, deaths, as well as the population coverage of the vaccine doses administered so far. It is updated every two weeks.
The data on COVID-19 cases and deaths is collected from the COVID-19 Data Repository by the Johns Hopkins University Center for Systems Science and Engineering (JHU CSSE). The data on vaccines is collected from the Bloomberg COVID-19 Vaccine Tracker.
Last updated: 9 September 2021
COVID-19 cases and deaths in Africa
Highest number of new cases per 1M population
Lowest number of new cases per 1M population
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Population coverage of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered
Burundi and Eritrea have yet to start their COVID-19 vaccination campaigns, maintaining the total of African countries to have started their campaigns at 52.
Seychelles (74.7%) has the 16th highest population coverage in the world, yet 39 African countries are still in the bottom 50 with a population coverage lower than 9.5%.
In terms of the absolute number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered, Morocco ranks first in Africa and 25th globally (more than 35 million) and maintains the third highest population coverage (49.9%) on the continent.
Africa: highest population coverage of COVID-19 vaccine dose administered (%)
Africa: lowest population coverage of COVID-19 vaccine dose administered (%)