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Addis Ababa [Ethiopia], May 24 (ANI/Xinhua): The African continent reported 10,297 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases during the past 24 hours, the Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said Monday evening.

Figures from the Africa CDC showed that the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across the continent rose from 11,596,707 Sunday to 11,607,004 as of Monday.

The death toll from the COVID-19 pandemic on the African continent has reached 2,52,915 while 10,949,245 people who have been infected with the disease have recovered, the specialized healthcare agency of the African Union said.

South Africa, Morocco, Tunisia and Egypt are among the countries with the most cases in the continent, according to the agency.

South Africa has recorded the most COVID-19 cases in Africa with 3,929,872 cases, while the northern African countries of Morocco and Tunisia reported 1,166,628 and 1,041,789 cases respectively, according to the agency.

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 in the continent, according to the Africa CDC. (ANI/Xinhua)

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