The number of novel coronavirus infections in Africa surpassed 111,000 as the deadly disease continues to spread around the continent.
Data from the Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention shows the continent had recorded 111,348 cases with 3,348 deaths as of Monday afternoon, CGTN reported.
The agency also noted that Africa had registered 44,630 recoveries from the fatal disease.
South Africa remains the continent’s worst affected country by the disease, having reported more than 22,000 cases and deaths exceeding 400.
The figures make South Africa the only African state whose number of COVID-19 infections have topped 20,000.
Other than South Africa, only Egypt has reported more than 10,000 cases. The North African country has registered 17,265 infections.
The continental disease control and prevention agency added that the COVID-19 pandemic had spread across all 54 African countries.