Africa has counted 5,017 new confirmed cases of Covid-19.

This has pushed the number of positive cases to 135,292 as of May 30.

This update was contained in the latest tweet by the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC).

The Continent has also recorded additional 1,520 recoveries from the infection increasing the count to 56,416, says the Africa CDC.

However, the Covid-19 death toll has risen by 122, bringing the total to 3,922.

“#COVID19 update in Africa (As of 30 May 2020, 9 am East Africa Time) 54 African Union Member States reporting 135,292 cases, 3,922 deaths, and 56,416 recoveries, ” the Africa CDC tweeted.