The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated June 8)
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139121750_15915700034341n.jpgPeople walk on a street in Ankara, Turkey, on June 7, 2020. (Photo: Xinhua)

The total number of deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide has increased to 401,933 with the global confirmed cases reaching 6,981,701 as of 8 am BJT on Monday, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.

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Current status (data as of 8 am BJT, June 8):

The number of COVID-19 deaths in the United States topped 110,000 on Sunday, reaching 110,028 as of 1:33 p.m. (1733 GMT), according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.

Another 77 COVID-19 patients have died in Britain as of Saturday afternoon, bringing the total coronavirus-related death toll in the country to 40,542, the British Department of Health and Social Care said Sunday.

The Spanish Ministry of Health, Consumer Affairs and Social Welfare confirmed only one new death from COVID-19 on Sunday while the number of new cases fell once again.

France reported on Sunday 13 additional deaths from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, its lowest since March 10, bringing the country's toll to 29,155, according to data released by the National Public Health Agency.

Italy recorded another 53 COVID-19 victims in the past 24 hours, bringing the national death toll to 33,899, the Civil Protection Department said on Sunday.

As the COVID-19 continues to spread in the Middle East, Iran and Turkey have both seen their confirmed cases surpassing 170,000, while Saudi Arabia's total cases exceeded 100,000 on Sunday.