Coved-19: Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya, Ethiopia, Cameroon contribute 84% deaths in Sub-Saharan Africa

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Five countries have contributed to 84 percent of deaths in the region and they are South Africa, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, and Cameroon in Sub-Saharan Africa

South Africa tops the list of cumulative deaths with 21,439 (68 percent), followed by Ethiopia 1,701 (5.4 percent), Kenya 1,445 (4.67 percent), Nigeria 1,173 (3.7 percent), and Cameroon 462 (1.5 percent).

There are cumulative confirmed cases of 1,411,393 in Sub-Saharan Africa, according COVID-19 daily update report as of November 28th, 2020

According to the report, South Africa tops the list with a cumulative confirmed case of 785,153 (55.6 percent), followed by Ethiopia 109,247 (7.7 percent), Kenya 82,605 (5.9 percent), Nigeria 67,330 (4.8 percent), and Ghana 51,075 (3.6 percent).

A total of confirmed cases in Africa 2,137,871 and deaths of 51,248, CFR (Case fatality rate) of 2.4 percent however, there are 55 countries in Africa out of which 46 countries are from the sub-Saharan African region.

Out of the growing number, South Africa, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, and Ghana top the list with a total of 1,095,410 confirmed cases, representing 77.6 percent whilst the other 41 member-countries of the sub-region contributed 22.4 percent.

Out of the growing number, South Africa, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, and Ghana top the list with a total of 1,095,410 confirmed cases, representing 77.6 percent whilst the other 41 member-countries of the sub-region contributed 22.4 percent.

In Sub-Saharan Africa, there are cumulative confirmed cases of 1,411,393 and deaths of 31,342, CFR of 2.2 percent. The Sub-Saharan Africa cumulative confirmed cases and deaths represent 66 percent and 61.2 percent of entire Africa’s figure respectively.

Chad with 6.1 percent topped the list on CFR, followed by Liberia with 5.2 percent and Sao Tome & Principe 4.8 percent with the least coming from Eritrea 0 percent followed by Burundi 0.1percent

The least in the cumulative confirmed case comes from Eritrea with 577 followed by Burundi 684 as well as in the least cumulative death of 0 for Eritrea and 1 for Burundi.

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