The total number of coronavirus cases in Africa has reached over 3.1 million, according to an Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention update on Wednesday.
The death toll in the continent rose to more than 74,440, while the number of recoveries surpassed 2.5 million.
By region, Southern Africa has recorded over 1.42 million cases, with 36,984 deaths and more than 1.14 million recoveries.
Some 994,860 cases have so far been reported in North Africa, 337,164 in East Africa, 269,932 in West Africa, and 79,045 in Central Africa.
South Africa, the hardest-hit country on the continent, reported 755 new deaths, bringing the total number of fatalities to 34,334.
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