More than 20,000 coronavirus cases and 1,000 deaths have now been reported in 52 of Africa’s 54 countries, according to data compiled by the Africa Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (Africa CDC).

The total number of COVID-19 cases on the continent reached 20,270 on Saturday after 1,478 people tested positive over the past 24 hours.

The death toll moved to 1,025 after 58 more fatalities were reported in various countries.

Recoveries were up by 307 to 4,700, according to the Africa CDC data.

North Africa is the hardest-hit of the continent’s five regions, followed by West,

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