The World Health Organisation disclosed this through its twittter handle on Friday.
The agency also stated that 3,078 COVID-19 related deaths have been recorded while 39,000 people have recovered from the virus.
“Over 99,400 confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent – with more than 39,000 recoveries and 3,078 deaths,” the tweet reads.
Over 99,400 confirmed #COVID19 cases on the African continent – with more than 39,000 recoveries & 3,078 deaths. View country figures & more with the WHO African Region COVID-19 Dashboard: https://t.co/V0fkK8dYTg pic.twitter.com/46DZhvIegy
— WHO African Region (@WHOAFRO) May 22, 2020
Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases exceeded 7,000 on Thursday with the death toll standing at 211.
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