According to the Worldometer website, which compiles information in almost real time from the World Health Organization (WHO), from official country sources and from an information agency, from 00:00 this Thursday until 21:00 (in Angola ) 147 cases were recorded and four killed in 36 African countries.
Egypt remains the most affected African country, with 46 new cases bringing the number of infections recorded in the country to 256, seven of which ended in the deaths of those infected - one of them this Thursday.
Algeria, where two deaths occurred, registered 15 new cases, with the country now adding 90 infected patients and nine deaths.
Tunisia has registered 10 new cases and now counts 39, having also recorded the first death in its country.
New infections were also reported in South Africa (34), Morocco (8), Democratic Republic of Congo (7), Burkina Faso (6), Morocco (8), Nigeria (4), Ghana (4), Mauritius (4 ), Tanzania (3), Republic of the Congo (2), Ethiopia (1) and Namibia (1).
Chad and Niger, in turn, recorded their first cases of infection, both with one.
Globally this statistics website accounts for 801 accumulated cases of infections with the new coronavirus and 21 deaths in 36 countries on the African continent.
In addition to the countries already mentioned, there are also cases registered in Senegal (36), Cameroon (13), Rwanda (11), Côte d'Ivoire (9), Kenya (7), Seychelles (6), Equatorial Guinea (4), Gabon (3), Sudan (2), Benin (2), Liberia (2), Mauritania (2), Zambia (2), Central African Republic (1), Djibouti (1), Gambia (1), Guinea- Conakry (1), Somalia (1), Essuatini (1) and Togo (1), these countries not having announced any cases during the day.
The Portuguese-speaking African countries - Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique and São Tomé and Príncipe - remain without confirmed cases.