South Africa has become the first African country to record a million COVID-19 cases.

In a statement published by the country’s health ministry on Sunday, South Africa has 1,004,413 infections and 26,735 deaths, making it the hardest-hit in the continent.

Morocco is the second hardest hit African country, with 432,079 cases and 7,240 deaths, followed by Egypt with 131,315 cases and 7,352 fatalities, Tunisia with 130,230 infections and 4,426 deaths and Ethiopia with 122,413 and 1,901 respectively.

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