The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated June 1)
People's Daily

Globally, as of 6:26pm CEST on Sunday, there have been 5,939,234 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 367,255 deaths, reported to WHO.


People with a sign reading “Black lives matter” take part in a protest called by activists against the killing of black people during police operations in favelas amid the new coronavirus pandemic, outside the Guanabara Palace -headquarters of Rio State government- in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on May 31, 2020. (Photo: AFP)

Current status (data as of 5:00 pm BJT, June 1):

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Sources: Xinhua, Johns Hopkins University, national public health agencies.

The outbreak has now claimed the lives of at least 104,383 people in the US, the most of any country. The US also leads the world in the number of confirmed infections with 1,790,191, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University as of 3:32 pm BJT on Monday.

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Brazil have increased to 514,849 with 29,314 deaths.

Russia has confirmed a total number of infections to 405,843. The death toll grew to 4,693.

Another 113 COVID-19 patients have died in the UK as of Saturday afternoon, bringing the total coronavirus-related death toll in the country to 38,489, British Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government Robert Jenrick said Sunday. As of Sunday morning, 274,762 people have tested positive in Britain, marking a daily increase of 1,936.

It is followed by Spain with 239,479 infections and 27,127 deaths, Italy with 232,997 cases and 33,415 deaths. 

India's federal health ministry Monday morning reported 230 new deaths due to COVID-19 and 8,392 more positive cases during the past 24 hours across the country, taking the number of deaths to 5,394 and total cases to 190,535.

France has confirmed a total number of infections to 189,009. The death toll grew to 28,805.

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Germany have increased to 183,500 with 8,546 deaths.

Peru reported 8,805 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and 135 new deaths on Sunday, bringing the total caseload of infections to 164,476 and the death toll to 4,506.