According to this Friday's newsletter from the African Union's Disease Control and Prevention Center (Africa CDC), since the beginning of the pandemic, 284 dead and 7028 cases have been reported on the African continent.
Africa CDC also recorded but from 560 patients recovered after infection.
Malawi has announced the first three positive cases of infection with the new coronavirus, joining the long list of African countries affected by the pandemic.
In total, 50 of the African Union's 55 member countries and territories now have proven cases of the disease.
North Africa remains the most affected region with 3030 cases, 200 deaths and 314 recovered patients.
In southern Africa, there are 1558 registered cases of the disease, which has already caused 10 deaths, with 48 patients recovering from the infection.
In West Africa, there are 1303 infections, 37 deaths and 164 recovered patients.
So far, no cases have been announced in São Tomé and Príncipe, South Sudan, Comoros, the Sahrawi Republic and Lesotho.
Thus, São Tomé and Príncipe is the only Portuguese-speaking country without any confirmed case.
Angola records eight cases of infection, two of which resulted in deaths, Mozambique 10 cases and Guinea-Bissau nine.
Cape Verde totals six cases of infection since the beginning of the pandemic, including one dead.
In Equatorial Guinea, which is part of Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries, has 15 positive cases of infection by the new coronavirus.