The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday the continent had recorded 30,605 COVID-19 deaths.
The agency also in a statement said the continent had recorded 1,276,687 cases and 1,017,001 recoveries in all 55 African Union member states.
Africa recorded its first coronavirus case on February 14, about two months after the disease broke out in the Hubei Province of China.
As of Friday, southern Africa, comprising South Africa, Angola, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Malawai, and others, recorded the most number of cases at 680,910. There were 15,593 deaths and 587,314 recoveries.
Northern Africa, comprising countries such as Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco and Mauritania came second in the most number of cases at 239,016. There were 8,762 deaths and 168,665 recoveries.
Western Africa, comprising Nigeria, Benin, Cape Verde, Ghana, Mali, Togo, Liberia and others, ranked third in the number of cases at 162,698, with 2,443 deaths and 137,549 recoveries.
In East Africa, comprising Kenya, Mauritius, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Somalia, Seychelles and others, 139,090 COVID-19 cases have been recorded, with 2,761 deaths and 76,212 recoveries.
Central Africa, which had countries such as Cameroon, Congo, Chad, Burundi, Equatorial Guinea and others, had the least number of COVID-19 cases at 54,973, while 1,046 deaths and 47,261 recoveries were recorded.
Meanwhile, around 27 million COVID-19 cases were recorded globally as of Friday, according to data by worldometers.info. Over 876,000 deaths and 18.8 million recoveries were also recorded.