A policeman talks to a bus driver at a roadblock during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Harare, Zimbabwe, July 24, 2020. [Photo/Agencies]

ADDIS ABABA — The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent reached 3,021,769 as of Sunday morning, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.

According to the continental disease control and prevention agency’s Africa COVID-19 dashboard, the death toll related to the pandemic stood at 72,121.

A total of 2,450,492 people infected with COVID-19 have recovered across the continent as of Sunday morning.

The most affected African countries in terms of the number of positive cases include South Africa, Morocco, Egypt, Tunisia, and Ethiopia.