Globally, as of 10:30am CEST on Wednesday, there have been 6,272,098 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 379,044 deaths, reported to WHO.
A woman wearing a face mask comes out of Christ-the-Savior cathedral in central, the main Russian Orthodox church in central Moscow, on June 2, 2020, amid the outbreak of COVID-19, caused by the novel coronavirus, as Moscow authorities started opening churches, mosques and synagogues. (Photo: AFP)
Current status (data as of 5:30 pm BJT, June 3):
Sources: Xinhua, Johns Hopkins University, national public health agencies.
The outbreak has now claimed the lives of at least 106,181 people in the US, the most of any country. The US also leads the world in the number of confirmed infections with 1,831,821, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University as of 4:33 pm BJT on Wednesday.
Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Brazil have increased to 555,383 with 31,199 deaths.
Russia has confirmed a total number of infections to 431,715. The death toll grew to 5,208.
Another 324 COVID-19 patients have died in the UK as of Monday afternoon, bringing the total coronavirus-related death toll in the country to 39,369, the Department of Health and Social Care said Tuesday. As of Tuesday morning, 277,985 people in Britain have tested positive for the disease, said the department.
It is followed by Spain with 239,932 infections and 27,127 deaths, Italy with 233,515 cases and 33,530 deaths.
India has confirmed a total number of infections to 208,252. The death toll grew to 5,833.
France has confirmed a total number of infections to 188,450. The death toll grew to 28,943.
Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Germany have increased to 184,097 with 8,576 deaths.
Peru has confirmed a total number of infections to 170,039. The death toll grew to 4,634.