ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia

At least 1,894 new cases of the coronavirus were reported across the African continent over the past 24 hours, bringing the total tally to 14,744, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday. 

The latest surveillance update said 52 of 55 countries in the continent have been affected by the virus.

It said 104 more deaths have been recorded over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of fatalities to 793.

The total number of patients who have recovered went up to 2,760, with 741 new recoveries, it added.

North Africa has the biggest

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