With 2,388 confirmed infections and 85 fatalities, Nigeria also has the highest number of coronavirus cases and deaths in West Africa.
Unarguably Nigeria now has the third-highest number of confirmed cases in Africa.
South Africa has the highest number of COVID-19 cases in Africa with 6,336 infections with Algeria coming closely behind as the second-highest cases with 4,295 infections.
The World Health Organisation released new data that confirms fewer than 11,503 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 280 deaths, and 3,480 recoveries have been recorded in West Africa as of 11 am today, Sunday.
Ghana has the second-highest number of COVID-19 infections with 2,169 cases, 18 deaths, and 229 recoveries.
With 1,586 confirmed COVID-19 cases, seven deaths, and 405 recoveries, Guinea has the third-highest number of infections in West Africa.
A further breakdown of the data showed that Benin has recorded a total of 90 COVID-19 cases, two deaths, and 42 recoveries.
In Burkina Faso, 652 cases, 44 deaths, and 535 recoveries have been reported.
Cape Verde also recorded 152 confirmed COVID-19 cases, Ivory Coast, 1,362; Senegal, 1,115; Gambia, 17; Guinea-Bissau, 260; Liberia, 154; Mali, 544; Niger, 736; Sierra Leone, 155; and Togo, 123.
On death, Cape Verde has recorded two fatalities, Ivory Coast, 15; Senegal, nine; Gambia, one; Guinea-Bissau, one; Liberia, 18; Mali, 26; Niger, 35; Sierra Leone, eight; and Togo, nine.
Source: Punch News