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COVID-19 Africa Hotspot Dashboard

Data shown through Week 41: 11 - 17 October

This dashboard is intended for internal use by PERC partners to identify growing or widespread COVID-19 outbreaks. More →

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Continent overview

Cumulative Cases

8,430,026

Daily New Cases (7d avg)

5,256
-27.1% week-over-week change

Cumulative Deaths

215,659

Daily New Deaths (7d avg)

202
-25.3% week-over-week change

Cumulative Tests

74,794,771

Daily New Tests (7d avg)

129,887
-11.8% week-over-week change

Level

Key for Covid-19 Hotspot Levels Map of Africa. 0 1 2 3 4
Africa Covid-19 Hotspot Map Map of Africa with countries colored according to their hotspot level. image/svg+xml

Note: The boundaries and names shown and the designations used on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the African Union.

Hotspot Warning Levels

Warning Level 0: Gray

No data available.

Warning Level 1: Green

Relatively low spread and no evidence of a growing outbreak.

Warning Level 2: Yellow

A moderate outbreak or the possible start of a growing outbreak.

Warning Level 3: Orange

A widespread or growing outbreak.

Warning Level 4: Red

A very widespread or fast-growing outbreak.

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Country Hotspot Level Hotspot Level Trend New Case Trend (2 week) New Cases (4 Week) New Cases​/1M​/Week New Death Trend (2 week) New Deaths​/10M​/Week New Test Trend (2 week) New Tests​/1M​/Week Weekly %Pos Most Recent Epi Data Severe Crisis
2  No Change -15%  
16 -39% 4 No data 0 No data  17/10/2021 No
2  Down -42%  
43 -11% 12 -47% 603 7%  16/10/2021 No
2  Down -49%  
19 Up from 0 2 No data 0 No data  13/10/2021 No
3  No Change -43%  
252 -29% 21 -50% 4,736 5%  11/10/2021 No
2  No Change 8%  
10 -67% 1 -11% 135 7%  16/10/2021 Yes
1  Down -70%  
25 No deaths 0 No data 0 No data  15/10/2021 No
3  No Change -43%  
230 -75% 17 -41% 5,135 4%  16/10/2021 No
0  Down No data  
0 No data 0 No data 0 No data  06/10/2021 Yes
1  Down -91%  
2 No deaths 0 -67% 54 3%  12/10/2021 Yes
1  No Change -47%  
0 No deaths 0 -17% 78 1%  15/10/2021 Yes
2  No Change 118%  
27 No deaths 0 No data 0 No data  17/10/2021 No
3  Down -6%  
84 -36% 16 -2% 738 11%  11/10/2021 No
1  No Change -44%  
8 -38% 6 -24% 576 1%  17/10/2021 No
3  No Change -46%  
167 -67% 20 3% 3,973 4%  17/10/2021 No
2  Up -10%  
1 Up from 0 0 -16% 116 1%  17/10/2021 Yes
3  Up 8%  
59 6% 27 2% 432 14%  17/10/2021 No
2  Down -79%  
39 No deaths 0 -75% 934 4%  12/10/2021 No
2  Down -42%  
5 100% 6 No data 0 No data  17/10/2021 No
3  No Change -62%  
73 100% 50 -6% 5,327 1%  17/10/2021 No
2  No Change -18%  
41 -15% 20 -3% 456 9%  17/10/2021 Yes
3  No Change -43%  
394 -27% 36 -30% 9,858 4%  14/10/2021 No
1  No Change -25%  
1 No deaths 0 No data 0 No data  15/10/2021 No
2  Up Up from 0  
34 Up from 0 3 Up from 0 1,249 3%  13/10/2021 No
2  Up -38%  
4 Up from 0 1 1% 282 1%  14/10/2021 No
1  Down 450%  
6 No deaths 0 140% 547 1%  16/10/2021 No
1  No Change -15%  
16 13% 8 -2% 613 3%  17/10/2021 No
2  Down -14%  
40 50% 14 -28% 2,134 2%  17/10/2021 No
2  Up Up from 0  
1 No deaths 0 No data 0 No data  15/10/2021 No
4  No Change -10%  
553 24% 162 -9% 3,908 14%  17/10/2021 No
0  Down No data  
0 No data 0 No data 0 No data  09/10/2021 No
1  No Change -38%  
2 -67% 1 10% 212 1%  17/10/2021 No
2  Down -20%  
7 0% 2 -4% 388 2%  17/10/2021 Yes
2  No Change 5%  
57 -57% 7 25% 4,856 1%  17/10/2021 No
4  No Change 119%  
383 No deaths 0 No data 0 No data  17/10/2021 No
2  Down -24%  
80 -26% 24 0% 2,281 3%  17/10/2021 No
1  No Change -35%  
4 0% 1 7% 271 1%  17/10/2021 No
3  No Change -16%  
90 30% 52 2% 4,486 2%  17/10/2021 No
1  Down -25%  
2 No deaths 0 -9% 138 2%  17/10/2021 No
2  Up 3%  
8 275% 4 Up from 0 256 3%  17/10/2021 Yes
2  No Change -7%  
42 -75% 4 66% 5,962 1%  17/10/2021 No
3  Down -47%  
245 No deaths 0 -13% 2,845 9%  17/10/2021 No
1  Down -22%  
2 -63% 2 -32% 388 0%  17/10/2021 No
4  No Change -18%  
1,280 No deaths 0 No data 0 No data  15/10/2021 No
0  No Change No data  
0 No data 0 No data 0 No data  03/10/2021 No
2  No Change -23%  
33 No deaths 0 No data 0 No data  12/10/2021 Yes
3  No Change -22%  
75 -45% 50 -3% 3,236 2%  17/10/2021 No
1  Down -33%  
6 No deaths 0 Up from 0 820 1%  14/10/2021 Yes
2  Down -19%  
9 -52% 6 No data 0 No data  14/10/2021 Yes
2  No Change -31%  
1 -75% 0 No data 0 No data  14/10/2021 No
2  Up -37%  
15 50% 4 2% 923 2%  17/10/2021 No
3  No Change -30%  
88 -41% 50 -16% 2,344 4%  16/10/2021 No
1  No Change -36%  
10 -63% 1 -18% 520 2%  16/10/2021 No
1  No Change 33%  
7 No deaths 0 5% 37 18%  11/10/2021 No
2  No Change -5%  
9 -20% 2 2% 1,919 0%  17/10/2021 No
2  No Change -14%  
38 110% 14 23% 1,916 2%  17/10/2021 No

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